Daniel Richards

Rookie (09-11-1982 / London, England)

Appearance Of Reality - Poem by Daniel Richards

To appear wise, one must talk
To be wise, one must listen

To appear to do good, one must be busy
To do good one must know when to stand aside

To appear to lead, one must put oneself first
To lead, one must put oneself last

To appear caring one must give advice
To be caring, one must still give space

To appear to love one must know how to give
To love, one must also know how to receive

To appear happy one must know pain and fear
To be happy, one must be free of fears

Comments about Appearance Of Reality by Daniel Richards

  • (2/29/2008 5:31:00 AM)

    amazing poem. talking about the real reality. very nice. like it very much (Report) Reply

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  • (6/12/2007 12:11:00 PM)

    This poem reminds me of my poetry when I started poetry. This is what I categorize as philosophy poetry, and I like it. So, keep it up. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 10, 2011

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