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Author's Quotes

Updated on June 3, 2016

What is a friend?

A friend is someone

who knows your past,

believes in your future

and respects you today

for who you are.

A true friend

will do this unconditionally

My Angel

Sometimes God

creates Angels not meant for Heaven.

So he clips their wings

and sends them to earth.

I feel I know such and Angel

Why We Are Free

We are all part of one community,

which were our rights at birth;

and it is because of these rights that we are free.

What Is Beauty?

Beauty, is not all about what is shown on the outside;

For it is what a person shows from within.

For when it is shown, it is this inner beauty

that shows us the true person.


I am but a cocoon in this vessel I share,

and it is only when I transgend;

do I become the butterfly that I was meant to be.


We all feel, that we must make a change to better ourselves;

and it is not for people to judge us.

For they should try and understand who we are,

and accept us for the choices we make.

Battles & Dreams

Never give up the battles you fight,

nor the wishes that you dream.

For it is with those battles, and those dreams;

which give us the strength to live.


judge me for who I am,

and not for my past.

That is, if you have the rights to judge me at all.

Many Cultures & Gardens

We are many cultures,

in the many gardens we create;

as we fight to be recognised.

But at the end of the day,

We still have to be true to ourselves;

amidst all controvesty


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    • peter.matthews profile image

      Peter W Matthews 6 years ago from West Sussex, England

      thank you Hyphenbird for your encouraging words

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      Brenda Barnes 6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      It is wonderful to have one of these friends. I do and am forever thankful for her. You have an inspiring and nice poem here.