David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Comfort That You Need - Poem by David Harris

To a good friend in hope that they will listen.

Sometimes we neglect to say things
to the people who really care.
We do it because we want to protect them,
which is not what they want us to do.
Whenever you are hurting
you should tell the ones who care,
because they want to be there
especially for you.
You think that not by telling them
that everything will be OK.
In truth, it hurt them more
when they find out you
were only trying to save their feelings.
They would have rather that you told them
so they could reach out
to give you the comfort that you need.

13 November 2007

Comments about Comfort That You Need by David Harris

  • (11/14/2007 8:30:00 AM)

    D.... thank you for writing this. I am sure it hits home to more than one person. t x (Report) Reply

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  • (11/13/2007 5:57:00 PM)

    Really nice and from the heart David.. Sometimes though, ones one knows best get tired of hearing the same oh, same oh~~~~~ believe me, I know that to be true. Hope you're on the mend from your health issues..marci (Report) Reply

  • (11/13/2007 4:31:00 PM)

    Yes it's always better to talk about your problems, than to struggle on your own... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, April 25, 2011

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