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A Comforting Touch

There are times when the touch of a fellow human being can be very comforting

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Ann, all of your work is so special, amazing, and creative. I am so jealous at how you can convey a deep, powerful message in so few words. I tend to ramble on and on, and I literally can't...

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A Helping Hand

Ann D. Stevenson © more by Ann D. Stevenson

Published: May 7, 2022

You hold my hand,
I, like a child, feel safe.
You hold my hand,
I feel a warm embrace.
You hold my hand,
my fears begin to fade.
You hold my hand,
and I am less afraid.
You hold my hand,
I know a sense of peace.
You hold my hand,
I feel my troubles cease.

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ABOUT THE POET:

I began writing when I joined a Writing for Well-being Course. It was at a difficult time, as my husband had recently been diagnosed with cancer. I discovered that I really enjoyed writing, especially poetry. I then received a further boost to my morale when Family Friends began to publish one or two of my poems. Family Friends really is an...

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Ann, all of your work is so special, amazing, and creative. I am so jealous at how you can convey a deep, powerful message in so few words. I tend to ramble on and on, and I literally can't stop myself. I believe a truly good poet is a wordsmith and should be able to express their message in few words, before the reader gets bored, which is my weak point. You are really an amazing poet. You should make a book out of your work because people really like shorter poems, and you can give them really gorgeous poetry and in a short form. I'm going to make a point of reading all of your work.
Pat Fleming

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