Give What Is Missing
Author: Barbara Goodhew


Give what people feel they are missing.
Then we won't get sick & tired of thier craving.

If they crave love, give love.
If they crave sympathy give sympathy.
If they crave attention give attention.

They get what they crave.
We get relief from their complaints.

The next encounter will be enjoyable conversation,

To GIVE WHAT is Missing.

------- Author's Notes -------

Some People are never satisfied but if we give what they need, once, then most are satisfied with that.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* ( -- Saturday, January 13 2007, 04:05 am

your words are food for thought....

this is another lovely write Barb, i love it, it takes one by their hand and holds them close to a heart..kind of like givin' a smile (it cain mean so many things) it doesn't cost a thing, hard to believe what a smile cain do, yet sooo many people caint even give one....
or givin' of one's time, these two things will always be well spent....keep them comin' Doll !!
Catyrose ( -- Saturday, January 13 2007, 06:18 am

This is just perfect

and makes so much sense. From this perspective everyone wins and gets their needs met. Another great write, Barb.
barb ( -- Saturday, January 13 2007, 05:46 pm

thanks alot

I have a friend that always complains about aches and pains I tried ignoring her but she would complain more.So when she camed to visit I showed an interest in her aches and pains and after she complained and I responded we talked about normal things our kids, tv shows, bingo halls. I learn ed from that.
capricorn ( -- Sunday, January 14 2007, 12:21 am


This ons makes me smile Barb -- it's true though. You have made me think!
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