Moustache Doesn't Make a Man: A Poem

Updated on May 11, 2018
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Val is a life-long practically oriented student of effective emotional and attitudinal responses to the many challenges of life.

Moustache won't make a man

and neither does a smooth face

so, some may need to understand

manliness is found at a deeper place.


Huge moustache or thin

bushy or one hardly seen

with a goatie or smooth chin

none of that will make you win.


Certain religions may worldwide dictate

this facial distinction from a "weaker" gender

but it could merely be a reason for a secret hate

for playing it rough instead of playing it more tender.


There are also those who try to hide

their true nature of being soft and tame

masking with moustache their sensitive side

and we may call it pride, or we may call it shame.


It is man's charisma with its vibes

not an advertised hairy face

and that's all that describes

manly man of any race.


And then again moustache may only mean

just an innocent decoration on a man's face

although it should never and ever be seen

as something that moustache could replace.

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      Vladimir Karas 10 days ago from Canada

      Jai Asahi---I am glad you liked the poem, thank you for the nice comment.

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      Jai Asahi 10 days ago

      such an amazing concept.Gotta show my brother this poem.

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