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The Male vs. The Man
by Charles A Green
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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                       The honorable man

                       will die

                       for what he believes to be the worthy cause


                       The male of misled manhood                   

                       perishes over foolishness

                       that could’ve been alternatively resolved


                       A real man will raise his kids

                       even if the woman

                       doesn’t wear his wedding band


                       Whereas males

                       out of cowardness

                       run away from pregnancies

                       that are unplanned


                       Men do what they need to do

                       They don’t need to be reminded repeatedly

                       about handling their own business


                       Males do what they’re forced to do

                       and are known for not caring about mercy and forgiveness 


                       Any fool can sleep around,

                       but it takes a man

                       to handle the responsibilities of sex


                       Only a man can teach a boy how to be a man.

                       Dad’s being there

                       can’t be replaced with a mere child support check


                       Real men use their strength to comfort and heal

                       Many males go out of their way to rob and steal

                       A lot of them can’t achieve anything worthwhile on their own

                       which is why some “need” drugs to deal


                       Just as light contrasts darkness

                       so it is when comparing the male to the man


                       Many men don’t get the credit they deserve

                       They are the ones

                       who should be


                       as our sons’ role models













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Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke 4/28/2012
And there we have it, the 'importance of substance' and 'real people'.
My mother used to say that the world is made up of two species - The Real People and the padding. I'd say we have rather too much padding,
Reviewed by pat medlin 4/25/2012
these powerful words should be posted to every male baby's butt and recited to him each day if he's not lucky enough to be going home with a 'real' man...father or not.

a great write charles
Reviewed by Shawntrell Graced ReadyWriter 3/20/2012
Beautiful and relevant. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/19/2012
Very wise words. There are unsung heroes everywhere, but the notoriety goes to the males who live off their testosterone instead of their brains. Thanks for sharing.


Reviewed by Connie Faust 3/19/2012
Sobering and wise comments, revealing sharp contrasts.


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