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Friends can help. No man is an Island

Updated on May 18, 2012

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Helping hand

If I offered you my hand

would you take it?

Let me lead you through the dark

So you can make it.

If you'll only take my hand............

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If I offer you a bed that

you can lie on,

A place to rest your head

and you can cry on.

If I offer you my hand.......

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If you struggle all alone

with help from no-one

Will you make it through the dark

and keep on going?

Or will your pride enforce a fall?

Your shame be seen by all.

Yet, I offer you my hand.

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Do you think you are alone

when you're not perfect?

So give up trying, saying

it's not worth it?

Yet I offer you my hand.

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If I offer you my hand

please come and take it.!

Together ride the storm

and we can make it.

Be as humans ought to be,

Caring, sharing, free.......

If I offer you my hand....

Come walk with me.

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    • tantrum profile image

      tantrum 6 years ago from Tropic of Capricorn

      BEAUTIFUL !! such strong feelings. I loved it ! :)

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Hi Tantrum. Good to see you on my page. I haven't been writing much recently , so I especially appreciate your comments. Take care. xx

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      tantrum 6 years ago from Tropic of Capricorn

      Hey Dim! Hope you're doing OK. You should write some more poetry. You write pretty well. C U & take care ! :) xx

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      ek ellis 6 years ago

      A powerful poem I could feel the emotion behind each word

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      DREAM ON 6 years ago

      I am grabbing hold of your hand I hope I AM NOT SQUEEZING TO TIGHT.Your writings are so wonderful.How are you today?Sending you great feelings of joy.

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      singlmomat52 6 years ago

      HI DIM!!!!! So glad to see you back and a very nice comeback it is. I love the poem, so true for so many. Thank you for sharing!!! God Bless!! xoxo Welcome Back!!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Thanks to all my hubfriends. I'm getting better. xxxxxxxxxxx

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      Shalini Kagal 6 years ago from India

      Hi Dim - good to read you again. 'Walk with me...' there's something so nice and comforting about that.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      hi shalini, thanks for reading and leaving such a lovely comment.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      Take my hand Dim! We'll ride the storm! I loved this!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      hi micky.! thanks for the encouragement. take care

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      Fehl Dungo 6 years ago from close to you...

      Who wouldn't take your hand? That's so comforting. Lovely verses, Dim :)

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      thanks blaise. nice to 'see' you here xx

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      Jess Killmenow 6 years ago from Nowheresville, Eastern United States

      Thank you for answering my question, Dim!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Hi Jess. Put the flags out. I´ve finally got internet at home again. YIPPEEE!!!!

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      Timothy Donnelly 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Nice poem Dim, and very gracious. This reminds me of the poem "Footsteps". There is always help out there from a true friend.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you TD. Nice to see you on my page. Glad you liked the poem. I wouldn´t dare compare my work to ¨footsteps¨

      but I´m happy that you were reminded of that classic.

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ...reflective and contemplative - this is a meditation on life and living and the people who make it so ....

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      We´re on the same wavelength, then?. Thank you for all your comments, for taking time to read my efforts. Happy to meet you on hubpages love Dim x

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ..hall of fame hubs always require return visits - and when they are 'friends' like you - life becomes a perpetual sunny day .....

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      That's very sweet of you. love the new cat pic. Thank you for all your support

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