Helpless Not Hopeless
Author: Barbara Goodhew


Strangers can be more understanding.
Strangers see our kindness, They donít see our Demands.

Family and friends see the helplessness.
They put up with our frustration and sadness.

So when family and friends, are short tempered.
We have to remember.

They want to help but they feel useless.
At least they love us enough to get frustrated too.

Strangers are polite and patient.
But family and friends are HONEST.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Capricorn ( -- Tuesday, July 29 2003, 04:08 pm


You always write such thoughtful words Barb, and this is no exeption. Family and friends know us as we really are and accept us that way. Good write.
barb ( -- Wednesday, July 30 2003, 02:43 am

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thanks cap your turn to write something Ha Ha
Lorray ( -- Saturday, September 20 2003, 07:09 am


wow totally amazinG!!!!! loved it!!!!
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