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Author: Barbara Goodhew

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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.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Ben f (81.100.175.39) -- 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
Ben
barb (209.112.22.249) -- Monday, February 21 2005, 05:44 pm

misunderstanding

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 (82.36.129.85) -- 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 (209.112.22.49) -- Thursday, February 24 2005, 01:11 pm

thats right

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