Author: Barbara Goodhew


Wrinkled clothes and dirty hands we don't want.
Same as a book, dirty and wrinkled book cover we won't buy.
The saying you can't judge a book by its cover is a lie.
Dirty hair and skin shows no self-respect so no respect for others.
To get people to know how kind you are, first you have to get them
To want to get to know you.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Ben f ( -- Monday, February 21 2005, 12:49 pm

dont agree

homeless people are are dirty,they cant afford self respect,yet they probably have more loving hearts then alot of us.
take care
barb ( -- Monday, February 21 2005, 05:44 pm


Sorry Ben you missed what I meant water is free so if you want a job clealiness will get you hired faster.I know that some have big hearts but it's hard to get past the dirt to see. your comment was well taken. I guess we will just agree to disagree lol
capricorn ( -- Wednesday, February 23 2005, 01:27 pm

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I can understand what you mean Barb.If we see someone who is dirty and smelly, it is hard to see what kind of person is underneath -- even if they might be nice.
barb ( -- Thursday, February 24 2005, 01:11 pm

thats right

you described it better that's what I meant cap ty
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