lil island Gal

(1989 / khi)

Stength of a Man


The strenght of the man isn’t in the width of his shoulders
It’s in the width of his arms that circle you.


The strength of the man isn’t in the deep tone of his voice
It’s in the gentle words he whispers.
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The strength of the man isn’t in how he is respected
It’s in how he respects you.

The strength of the man isn’t in how hard he hits
It’s in how tender he touches.

The strength of the man isn’t in how many women loves him
It’s how he can be true to one woman in spite being loved by many.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Edited: Thursday, April 23, 2009

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  • Greenwolfe 1962 (2/4/2009 8:32:00 AM)

    This is an absolutely wonderful write. The message was clear and beautiful.
    I think this is one of the best things I have read here.

    GW62 (Report) Reply

  • ~ Jon London ~ (2/3/2009 5:38:00 AM)

    Fantastic piece sweet, ........you have such a wonderful way of expressing it's so soft and tender...your verses simply melt leaving puddles of loveliness all over the page........I think you're great 10++

    Best of Health & Happiness

    Jon (Report) Reply

  • Catrina Heart (2/3/2009 4:56:00 AM)

    The strength of a man is isn't measured from his physical attributes but his worthwhile living in this world. His greatness is qualified by; how responsible he is to his family, society, religious community and to his country....great poem my friend, you have expressed your views so innocently....10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Sadiqullah Khan (2/3/2009 3:56:00 AM)

    This is a very lovely poem, in two liners, expressing the innocence and deep feelings of a woman, seeing how her man should be. Thanks for sharing.10 (Report) Reply

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