Errol Anderson

Rookie (Jamaica, but now live in Canada.)

A Man Today - Poem by Errol Anderson

I met a man today
His face was filled with sorrow.
I begged for him a while to stay
But all he wanted was bread to borrow.
He'd walk a slow and painful walk
As I reached out a hand to lend.
No words were spoken but his eyes did talk.
This man who had nothing to spend.

He turned as if to wipe a tear from his face
And I knew this could be his final race.
I wanted to show how much I cared
Because there was little else we shared.
I cried a tear and hugged him dear
Thanks I heard him say.
And I knew I became a man today.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 7, 2011

Poem Edited: Monday, May 9, 2011


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