Uriah Hamilton

Flower Or Glass Of Water

If you have a gun and hurt someone in America,
you gain fame and notoriety,
they may make a movie about you called
the adventures of Bonnie and Clyde;

If you give someone a flower or glass of water
you will be overlooked like a dusty book
on a library shelf;
give someone a flower or glass of water, nonetheless,
it is a kindness that can transform the world.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Poem Edited: Friday, October 7, 2011

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Comments about Flower Or Glass Of Water by Uriah Hamilton

  • William Jackson (8/16/2011 11:15:00 PM)

    Well said. If you have done it to the least of these... He who matters most notices. Good poem.

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