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(13 January 1947 / Southport)

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Tread Gently Through My Soul Good Friend

Tread gently through my soul good friend
For I am sore from life`s travails
Tread gently through my soul perchance
You touch upon some tender ills

There are no remedies for pain
Incurred through worldly strife
Tread gently through my soul good friend
For I am sore from living life

No alms can soothe this troubled brow
Nor mend this aching heart
Tread gently through my soul good friend
Don`t tear this fragile life apart

Submitted: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, February 14, 2012


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  • Giorgio Veneto (4/9/2014 12:32:00 AM)

    Lovely! Very well written poem, Val. :) G.

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  • Anthony Di''anno (3/12/2013 12:02:00 PM)

    Aha another gem. Reminds me of my poem Should You Chance Upon This Heavy Heart except yours is better by far. Well penned Val.

  • * Sunprincess * (9/15/2012 12:15:00 PM)

    How can you know what another person has been through, if they don't share...this poem reaches inside my heart..excellent write

  • Joseph Anderson (5/19/2012 2:50:00 PM)

    I never knew a lamentation could engender such poignantly touching overtones-certainly worth a 10

  • Sally Plumb Plumb (2/17/2012 2:50:00 AM)

    Beautiful!

  • Naomi Hinshaw-hersh (2/15/2012 2:14:00 PM)

    This touched me very deeply. I can so relate to life's travails but through them, I have become a much stronger, more thick skinned woman who is more capable of offering inspiration to others. I've walked the walk. Now, I must talk the talk.

  • Eric Cockrell (2/14/2012 9:15:00 AM)

    the scars we carry are both personal, and our identity! very good poem!

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