Robert William Service

(16 January 1874 - 11 September 1958 / Preston)

Comfort


Say! You've struck a heap of trouble --
Bust in business, lost your wife;
No one cares a cent about you,
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  • Rookie Polar Bear (8/11/2007 5:51:00 PM)

    it's true, when you feel like you have absolutely nothing and no one, god's still there for you and that knowledge gives the greatest 'comfort'.
    i like this poem alot, it's one of my favorites now. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 261 Points Adeline Foster (8/11/2007 3:59:00 PM)

    Poem of the day, August 10,2007: One of my favorite authors, Robert Service comes through again. Pathos, comedy, or just plain fellow feeling, his poetry has it all. Poetry so timeless it could have been written this very hour for every one of us. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amber Green (8/11/2006 12:45:00 PM)

    If only everyone on the verge of suicide could read those words. We's probably settle alot of heartache. Great portrayal of something I have always felt but never been able to express correctly. (Report) Reply

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