Who Tells The Man?
by Warren W. Evans
Thursday, May 01, 2003
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Who Tells The Man?
Who tells the man who built a home,
Of strong bricks and mortar with space to roam,
Where children were born and raised with no Cain,
In a theme of love, no infliction of pain,
Who tells the man who fathered two,
And loved with a heart so straight and true ,
To see them lured so cunningly,
To a different fold where they need not be,
Who tells the man whose castle has crumbled,
Whose life has spiralled and utterly tumbled,
His future once so happily envisioned,
Now a clouded dream of hopeless fruition,
Who tells the man who loved and lost,
Abused and vexed by those who’ve gone,
Seeking happier hosts of lesser cost,
To coffers and pieties,
Friends deceived, friends led on,
Who tells the man whose pride has fled,
To winter’s cold and long dark night,
With saddened heart now split and bled,
A shattered soul, his faith in flight,
Who tells the man of meagre means,
As he stumbles and struggles,
Over barriers unseen,
That defeat can be defeated and well may be,
A new door to life with a brand new key?
-- Warren W. Evans --
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|Reviewed by Regis Schilken
|Beautiful! I am your man! I am elderly and I wonder who tells me when to come and when to GO!
|Reviewed by J Howard
|nice. thanks for sharing. keeps me thinking-
|Reviewed by Thomas Mutchler
|Inspiring ending. Enjoyed. :-)
|Reviewed by Michael Kersting
|Reviewed by Thurman Faison
|Enjoyed it, inspiring
|Reviewed by m j hollingshead
|enjoyed the read
|Reviewed by Lois Christensen
|A man needs to go on even though his world is shattered by lose and deceit. God will give it to you through prayers, and you might like to read some religious authors on the den to help you through. I know they have helped me and keep in there and you will do good. nice poem though sad.|
|Reviewed by Dawn Mullan
|Exactly. This poem says everything so wonderfully. I hope to see more of your lyrical words in the future. Thank you, DL|
|Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader)
|excellent writing Warren, enjoyed the flow of words and the ending is the key...hugs, Peggy|
|Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa
|Reviewed by Elaine Carey
|Tremendous message, wonderful word flow|
|Reviewed by Reginald Birch (Reader)
|Warren, well expressed, the last two lines say it all.
|Reviewed by Tami Ryan
|An excellent poem, Warren. Wonderfully expressed.|
|Reviewed by Eddie Thompson
|Defeat can be defeated! You just told the man, sir. Great work. You are prolific with the language. Congrats.|
|Reviewed by Susan Cook-Jahme
|Super write Warren - let's see some more of your work :0)|
|Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry
|Absolutely great poem. I thoroughly enjoyed. You should write more, Warren.|
|Reviewed by Cathrene Howe
|A very nice piece of work!|
|Reviewed by serenety L
|Who tells the man....maybe a woman that loves him very much? Could be. Like your poem very much. Serenety|
|Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
|Awesome Awesome AWESOME...YES I REALLY LIKED THIS!!!!
|Reviewed by Anonymous
|Only the man can tell himself.|
|Reviewed by ya mama (Reader)
|great poem. enjoyed|