I WONDER WHY

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I wonder why, when times are wry,
The little things grate and rub?

For when the word is clear
And the world feels very near
Friendships can become so dear.

I wonder what the world forgot,
In passing by the charm and grace?

For when the word has care
And the world is full and fair
Friendships have great flair.

I wonder then, but rather when,
What will become of us and them?

For when the word is right
And the world is free of fright
Friendships establish clear might.

I wonder how the thinking now
In reading on, has changed and gone?

For when the word is truth
And the world is less uncouth
Friends shout it from the roof.

 

 

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David Scanlon – England – (1963 - )

Scanlon. D (2016) The Poet, The Prisoner and The Fool. The Foolish Poet Press, Wilmslow, England. I WONDER WHY. Page Number 11.

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