B.J. Ayers

Rookie - 114 Points (06/25/1940 / North Carolina)

Man Walking {a Friendly Wave} - Poem by B.J. Ayers

I saw a man walking,
Down the street he went,
With his back almost in sight,
With an arm raised and slightly bent,

As I got closer and passed him by,
I noticed looking back and to the rear,
He was waving to me with his hand to the sky,
what a neighborly gentleman, he did appear,

I thought to myself, As I continued by
What a nice world it could be,
If everyone would share,
A little wave to all, not just to me,

A friendly gesture,
We seem to ignore,
Or another reason,
We just want to deplore.

Life’s to short, don’t let it pass by
So go out and pass, that friendly wave,
You may never know, with that little hand,
The life you touch, and the joy it may pave.

Comments about Man Walking {a Friendly Wave} by B.J. Ayers

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Monday, July 24, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]