Because You Care

Updated on April 15, 2018
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Shannon is a passionate individual whose feelings and thoughts tend spill onto the pages, often in the form of poetry and sometimes essays.

Write it down

Let it out

Say it now

Loud and clear

Clear the air

Have no fear

Because you care

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        Shannon Henry 

        4 weeks ago from Texas

        What a nice thing to say, Dream On. I usually enjoy a rainy day. I think they're perfect for sleeping or for reading a good book. I love to watch the lightning if it is storming and the clouds. I will send good thoughts and prayers your way for your wife's recovery.

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        DREAM ON 

        4 weeks ago

        You are just what I needed on this rainy day. I had plans but they are cancelled. My wife came down with pneumonia and I have a stiff neck. You just have to roll with the punches. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent. It always makes me feel good.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        So true, Ruby! Thanks so much for stopping by.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Thanks, Chitrangada. So glad you enjoyed it.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Hi, Jackie. Yes, from my heart on so many levels. Thanks.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        I agree, Rasma! Thanks.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Thanks, manatita! Yes, I've found that most poetry is open to interpretation. I like that as much as the ones that don't need much interpretation. Thanks again.

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        Ruby Richert 

        5 months ago

        Short and explicit. Clearing the air is the beginning of understanding. Well done!!!!

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        Chitrangada Sharan 

        5 months ago from New Delhi, India

        Beautifully expressed, short and sweet poem, with a clear message.

        Thank You for sharing!

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        Jackie Lynnley 

        5 months ago from The Beautiful South

        I feel it spoken from your heart! Never a better way to speak than in poetry.

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 

        5 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        Caring is the best way to be.

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        manatita44 

        5 months ago from london

        Awesome!

        Open to interpretation, of course, but for me not necessary. It is a beautiful piece of poetry that speaks volumes in a positive Light.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        I'll second that, Bill!

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        Bill Holland 

        5 months ago from Olympia, WA

        What better reason is there?

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Thanks, Nell. It's how my creative process often works. Whether I share what I write or not remains to be seen. LOL. Probably true because so many can relate.

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        Nell Rose 

        5 months ago from England

        Exactly! short, sweet but awesome and true!

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Thanks, Jodah. Believe it or not, this particular poem did not start out that way. I came across it last night in some papers I had filed away. I write things down quite often and don't always finish them right away. So although a short poem like this often does flow rather easily for me from start to finish, this one was taken from another longer one that I no longer liked or cared to finish. I kept the good lines and added a few to wrap it up. Haha. ;) I truly don't feel like it is one of my better ones.

        I've thought about instagram for some of the shorter ones, but I don't use it all that often. Maybe I'll give it a try sometime soon.

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Thank you, sellarykclark.

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        John Hansen 

        5 months ago from Queensland Australia

        Shannon, you are the expert at saying a lot in so few words. Your poems would be perfect on somewhere like Instagram. Love the Rascal Flats song too.

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        selarrykclark 

        5 months ago

        great

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        Shannon Henry 

        5 months ago from Texas

        Thanks, Eric. Not my best, but oh well. Glad you like it.

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        Eric Dierker 

        5 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

        this is great

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