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  A Simple Hug
by J. Allen Wilson
Saturday, January 24, 2009
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Human touch when it is delivered in its most sincere form is one of the most important factors in the development of a healthy body, mind and soul. If you have someone to hug…then do so and just watch how love grows.

A Simple Hug


Oh Just the simple touch of a caring heart,

a simple warm hug to lift away the dark.

Forlorn days are now multiplied by lonely nights.

I Sure could use a real hug to make things right.


I know… oh how I know that in time it gets better…I know this much,

Yet there are sometimes when one needs, oh really a sincere heartfelt touch.

For one like me to go from a hundred or more sweet hugs a day to none,

has left such a empty, oh so empty place in a heart already undone.


Never in all the days of this life that by the grace of God I have lived,

Oh never have I felt so alone and abandoned to the darkness where nothing gives.

Only once time a day do I see a smile that from the east comes my way.

It comes in the early morning from where pretty butterflies play.


Thank God for little things…but Lord…I sure could have used a hug today.


J. Allen Wilson © 1/25/2009


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Reviewed by Cryssa C 1/30/2009
His hug is the whisper of the breeze and the sun upon your shoulders...and, of course...on butterfly wings.
Reviewed by Diana Wiles 1/25/2009
I so agree and understand...having just lost my husband ten weeks ago..I miss his hugs so much...

This captures the feeling so

Many HUGS are sent to you today....Diana.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/25/2009

Ain't the same, but consider yourself (((((HUG)))))ged. :) A powerful reflective write, very well penned.

(((((HUGS))))) love and prayer, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 1/25/2009
such truth and raw depth--i love this poem!
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 1/25/2009
So beautiful and heartfelt...I especially liked your second to the last two lines.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 1/24/2009
you are right, the human touch means so much. prayers
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/24/2009
{{{{{{{{{{{{AL}}}}}}}}}}}}}}...there is a virtual hug from me to you dear friend...Ed
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 1/24/2009
If we could all offer simple hugs more the world would be a brighter place, thank you for sharing this. I enjoyed it grately.
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