jess schwarcz

Rookie (october 17 1990 / memphis TN)

'Just A Horse' - Poem by jess schwarcz

From time to time,
People tell me 'lighten up, it's just a horse.'
From time to time
People tell me, ' a lot of money spent'
From time to time
People tell me, 'it's just a horse.'

If you really think it's
'Just a horse, '
Like 'just a promise, '
'Just a friend, '
Than you can't see
The beauty of it all.
You just can't see.

The distance traveled,
The time spent,
And the costs involved for
'Just a horse.'
The reason to rise,
Early in the morning,
Taking those long walks,
Even when it's pouring.

It's my proudest moments,
My only company,
The saddest moments,
And the gentle touch,
That gave me a reason to go on.

It's the hopes and dreams,
And the coming of the future.
The fond memories of the past,
And the unforgettable joy of the coming day.
So...

If you really think it's,
'Just a horse, '
Like 'just a promise, '
'Just a friend, '
Than you can't see,
The beauty of it all.
You just can't see.

'Just a horse'
Brings out the best in me,
'Just a horse'
It gives me who I am and
Keeping me from being,
'Just a girl.'
'Just a woman'
'Just another passing being'

I'll smile and nod to agree,
knowing deep down I don't.
you may think it's 'just a horse, '
but it never will be for me.

If you really think it's,
'Just a horse, '
Like 'just a promise, '
'Just a friend, '
Than you can't see,
The beauty of it all.
You just can't see.


Comments about 'Just A Horse' by jess schwarcz

  • Kewayne Wadley (4/24/2015 5:05:00 PM)


    Very very beautiful! ! ! Great write Jess! ! ! !
    How did that saying go. How can you see the forrest for the trees.
    Thanks so much for sharing!
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  • Brian Jani (5/10/2014 6:14:00 PM)


    This is good jess, wow (Report) Reply

  • (7/24/2011 7:49:00 PM)


    Beautiful! I can totally relate. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 13, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 26, 2011


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