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On Another's Sorrow

Rating: 3.1
Can I see another's woe,
And not be in sorrow too?
Can I see another's grief,
And not seek for kind relief?

Can I see a falling tear,
And not feel my sorrow's share?
Can a father see his child
Weep, nor be with sorrow filled?
Can a mother sit and hear
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Solomon Senxer 14 September 2019
Wonderful poem! Just loving it!
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Ratnakar Mandlik 04 October 2016
He gives us his joy, That our grief He may destroy: Till our grief is fade and gone He doth sit by us and moan. Great and meaningful message. Thanks for sharing.
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* Sunprincess * 15 March 2016
....wonderful thoughts on others sorrow ?
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Thabani Khumalo 16 June 2015
I have a vision to write like this, only if god would bless me enough to.pa
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Cal Bunge 22 May 2015
This poem is pretty awesome. I like Blake's style. The way he talks about sympathy and empathy is really well done.
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Christian Eliab Ratnam 20 October 2005
Beautiful Poem! This poem embraced my heart the moment I read the first line. Great write but I do not agree with the last line, other than that Mr Blake has done a fabulous job!
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