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Sometimes in life we are selfish. Sometimes we are cruel to others. We don't know what they are going through or anything about them and we should stop, put ourselves in their position and just think!

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Brooke
I love the poem. I can relate to this very much.
Brittonia
I just love this poem. The idea of it is really captured!
tab
i REALLY liked this poem. cause i find myself doing this sometimes. speaking before i think. so thanks for writing it.
Rachel
This is weeeell good =]] xxxxx

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Think

Should you always say what you feel
Think, is the person you're telling going to be able to heal

Is what you're saying necessary for everyone else to know
Just because you're thinking something, maybe you should just let it go

Everyone else around you may not be as strong
Some things need to be kept hidden and you should move along

You don't know where that person has come from or where he's going to go
What kind of day he's had, you just don't know

Before you blurt out everything you feel
Think, is the person listening going to be able to heal?

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Endi
hey girly ur poem is so true and i luv it keep it up Luv, ~*endi*~
Raymond
very deep
Aloria
SOOOOOOOOOOOOo goood. like omg.
Raion
because it is true
nella
i like that poem but if they can't heal than obviously thay need to think b4 they do
sarah
I LOVE THIS!You did I really good job writing this. I LOVE IT!
Aliza
I felt like i could relate to this poem and when i read this, i made sure that all my friends knew i loved them.
Shraddha
A very nice poem and true. Pls keep on writing :-}
Lind-z
I loved the poem. It Makes so much sence and it goes along with something in my life right now and prolly with other peoples too. S o i thought it was a very meaningful poem and that it was well-written. x0x Lind-z x0x
Christina
this poem touched me for many reasons. i have had a secret for almost 8 months . and this totally explains why somtimes it right cuz if a person cant deal with it then u really should just let it go. your a great poem writter hun.
maggie
hey i really loved your poem and it did make me stop and think thanx, and keep writin then they really good
timmy
omg! great poem inspired me darling! once i was a loner that is selfish and now you made me change! udo mo mabaho! kadiri ka!
Hayley
hi awesome poem. i can totally relate to that coz i don't just tell my friends all my problems because they have got their own problems to deal with which i mite add they are always telling me about and i dont mind but i just feel like when is it going to be my turn to have a bad day and depend on u instead of u depending on me all the time. any way ur poem is just so kool and i luv stuff that is meaningful.
sharelle
I love this poem. It's so deep, and so true.
katie
this poem inspires me to say what i feel but not what i think. what i think may not be real but what i feel is real and its the only thing getting in the way of me and my friends.
crystal
omg this is such a cute poem!true!im w/ u girl!
muflayha
great poem! i can really relate this poem to myself because i've said things that hurt other people and now i realize how they feel!
Kathy
I really liked this poem. Well written with sound advice!
Sirra
Perfect Ten, Gurlee. We all have to watch what we say, I agree. I always heard the saying, "Be kind, for everyone you meet fights a harder battle. " You're right; we just don't know where people are coming from, where they're going, or what. This really speaks to me. You've really made me stop and "Think. " (:
Linda
This poem makes so much sense. I loved it.
Ida
after reading it, i realise that it does happen to me at times when i tell the truth to someone i love and eventhough it says that telling the truth might hurt and it can be for the better. find a suitable time to tell. be in the person's shoe and know wat he's going through at the moment. this way, you show them that u care and don't want to hurt them.
lisa
i really really liked this poem it like spoke to me and stuff
Leah
I'm one of those people with "brutal honesty" this poem is about me. I guess it's about time I realize not everyone is as strong as I am. I have hurt people, sometimes badly by simply stating an obvious truth. this is a very good thought provoking poem.
Adrianna
I Like your poem because its true i think you have wrote a godd poem and it means a lot to me. and my friends
Leonard
this poem is very true, because sometimes you have to think about another persons feelings when you have to tel the something that may hurt or damage them. A plus
Kristine
I am a school social worker and these poems are perfect to share with my students. this one in particular is very helpful. It is the message That I try to get accross to all the children since bullying and peer pressure tends to be a hudge problem in schools.
Brittany
lI feel where u coming from
Laura
hello i wrote before about my dad your poems a great and they have very meaningful words that people feel keep up the good work
kay
i like this and what it says
Alex
I just wrote a letter to my ex boyfriend and its was ever nice one , i wasn't think . untill red ur poem . got me thingking anyways good one , i like it
meagan
this poem really made me think of how i treat others and how they treat me. i hope you wanted your poem to make people think.
marigold
i do agree with you not al the time we need to say everything. but at times we should say nothing.
Jules
I love this poem because it made me realize that I need to think before I do things or say things about people. You've made me realize that I don't need everyone to know everything about me. I need to think about what I tell people.
Jessica
Wow. this poem tuched me, it made me really think, that well maybe i am hurting. I was always told by my friends don't keep anything inside, let it all out. tell us what you really think, but i never thought, that was only mean to be true when asked. I usually always just said what was on my mind, never thought twice. I never realized how many people i could of been hurting over the years. so thanks
Shonta
This Poem real touched my heart becaue as I was reading it became a part of me because I reading somones mind of what they was thinking as a teenager and what they was going throw life and it's struggles.
Amy
That poem was amazing. you have great talent. keep up the good work!
Mercedes
You'r right!
Mari
I love this poem. I really do.
Christian
in my opinion, i liked the poem, THINK, because it is so honest and it's competely true. Most of us just say things and we never think about how we will affect everyone around us. Including myself, a lot of us think about ourselves and we ask ourselves in the back of our head, do i look good saying this? but we should do what the poem says. the sad thing is, we don't really think before we say.
Amina
your poem was great
Cateatra
The poem is realling inspiring because it is the same kind of kind of stuff that happens right in front of my face. Also because I can relate to this poem because it is the same thing I do and I don't think about the other persons feeing
Cherry
I really enjoyed reading this poem , its hard to explain but right now its help means alot thank you
Chris
Alana, your poem is very beautiful. It touched my soul. Thank you kindly.
Brittney
hey gurl that was a good poem I mean it was one of them one's that makes you think about yourself and how u treat others. ya poem mad good gurl!
Aly
Hey I have to say that when I read your poem I really felt you were talking to me because I am one of those people that sometimes just blurts out everything they think when I know I do end up hurting peoples feelings. I have probably offended just about everyone I know and for some reason they always put up with it. Thanks for making a poem that helped me a little bit more to realize that what I say sometimes to some people shouldn't be said.
Katie
This poem was really nice and it was sweet I really enjoyed it alot. I think you should make a book and keep writing poetry. Thank you alot.
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