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Greg Oosterhouse
Grand Rapids, MI
Monday, October 23, 2006

Read My Poetry

If you truly want to know me,
Then your time please do bestow me.
Let me show you how I love,
And my praises to the Lord above!

Please do not depend on others
Who say they know me through my mother.
They will only tell you this:
That their feelings I dismiss.

It is true I am indifferent,
You could say emotion'ly distant.
I don't mean to be that way,
Shyness keeps my niceness at bay.

My best friend, I do so love her,
O'er my words her eyes do hover.
She does know that I am nice,
And willing to help at any price.

She also says that I am super,
And she knows I'll never dupe her.
Through my words, she sees my heart,
Where my true self gets its start.

So this is what I do ask of you,
Read my poetry, it will move you.
It reveals my inner self,
And puts my crudeness on a shelf.

Never judge a book by its cover,
For inside may be a great lover.
Writing gives my self a great shove,
To show that I am blessed from above!
Greg Oosterhouse
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COMMENTS
Emilia Young 23 November 2006
Very strong presentation Greg wherein you lay bare your feelings...& I love the last 2 stanzas very much, God Bless! I wrote a 2nd one: Beautiful Sunset Please read if you like! Emilia :)
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