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Don’t Be Like Those Who Ask For Everything

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Don’t be like those who ask for everything:
praise, a blurb, a free ride in my rented
limousine. They ask for everything but never offer
anything in return.
Be like those who can see that my feet ache
from across a crowded room
that a foot rub
if I’m agreeable
never mind the staring
is the best way to smile
& say hello
to me.
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Mahtab Bangalee 05 November 2020
Don’t be like those who ask for everything/// yes; don't be like those who ask only exchange; do not know how to leave or sacrifice the greed; do not know how to offer others without any asking or barter; be liberal thru the mind; leave the greed of earthy anything, leave the ephemeral everything; be generous; be charitable withing loving heart and do welfare to beautify this universe
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Khairul Ahsan 05 November 2020
Not to ask for anything from others, rather to give something if possible, is a family teaching. Charity begins at home. Congratulations on your poem's selection as the 'Modern Poem of the Day'!
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Edward Kofi Louis 05 November 2020
Say hello to me! ! ! Able to care for me! * Caregiving. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Rocky Whatever 05 November 2020
make not that to ASK anthing love should be giving
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SY Wong 05 November 2020
By looking at your pic i've already like you. What you have said is true.
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Deluke Muwanigwa 05 November 2020
Lovely. I wont be like those. I enjoy helping people
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Dr Antony Theodore 14 July 2019
Be like those who can see that my feet ache from across a crowded room that a foot rub if I’m agreeable... very fine poem. Tony
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Dr Antony Theodore 13 February 2019
They ask for everything but never offer anything in return. Be like those who can see that my feet ache. giving before receiving........ thank u. tony
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Manonton Dalan 25 January 2016
this are the new generation of this planet they ask for everything..hehehhee also blame somebody else besides themselves
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John Richter 25 January 2016
Again.... lovely... Glad to see this one made poem of the day!
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