David Taylor

Rookie (3rd January 1956 / LONDON, UK)

If We Could (Revised 24/2/07) - Poem by David Taylor

If I could tell you what will surely set you free.
If I could help you understand all that you can see.
If I could hold you when you cannot even stand.
If I could love you no matter what you say or do.
If I could answer all the questions that play upon your mind.
If I could mend your heart when it is broken, shattered in my hand.
If I could tell you words which remove all that you will fear.
I would, I would, but would anybody hear?
You could! You could! Because I love you dear!

Comments about If We Could (Revised 24/2/07) by David Taylor

  • (2/23/2007 8:30:00 AM)

    David, this is a beautifully written poem and the last three words 'would anyone listen? ' very poignant. It brings into question a lot of the time does anyone listen? All we can do is hope that at least one person does. Great poem. Thanks for sharing it.

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  • (2/23/2007 8:10:00 AM)

    Ends in a sense of hopelessness, but your message is deeper. Well done! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 23, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 22, 2011

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