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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        shanmarie 2 months ago

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

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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        Thanks, Chitrangada. So glad you enjoyed it.

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        shanmarie 2 months ago

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

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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        I agree, Rasma! Thanks.

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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        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 2 months ago

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

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        Chitrangada Sharan 2 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 2 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 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        Caring is the best way to be.

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        manatita44 2 months ago from london


        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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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        I'll second that, Bill!

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        Bill Holland 2 months ago from Olympia, WA

        What better reason is there?

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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        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 2 months ago from England

        Exactly! short, sweet but awesome and true!

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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        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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        shanmarie 2 months ago

        Thank you, sellarykclark.

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        John Hansen 2 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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        shanmarie 2 months ago

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

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        Eric Dierker 2 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

        this is great


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