Man

He likes youthful mischief,
He is chaos and calm,
He answers each time she calls,
He can wound or act as balm.

He is capable and strong,
He can change with the seasons,
He has boldness of attitude;
I like his logic and reason.

He’ll not easily share his thoughts,
He chooses actions over words,
He does not deliberately hurt her,
But she’s assumed more than he’s inferred.

He wants her to be pure and sinless,
He appreciates goodness and light,
He wants to replace his inner darkness,
And is prepared to do so with a fight.

He is rough,
Wants to be tender,
He is scarred,
A diseased vector.

He is a man,
He has lost so much,
But still has more to gain,
If he’ll accept a loving touch.

Man

msdebbie

Joined March 2009

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The talented Paul R-J gave me the idea for this sister piece I guess you’d call it! His lovely musing on Woman made me wonder what I would write of man. So here it is :)
Since I like this song so much too, here’s John Butler Trio’s Betterman
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So betterman I am since I
Come into contact with you,
And you taught so many things about myself,
And you know this is true,
But now we are apart and it’s all my fault,
‘Cause you know I need to be alone.
Don’t know myself,
So why can I share me with you girl or anyone?
Don’t want to be a thorn in your side, good woman,
Always be the one to make you cry.
Don’t wanna be that guy, good woman,
Because you are beautiful.
Now, typical man,
I am, because you think
I want my cake and eat it too,
‘Cause say I can’t be in a relationship,
But I still feel for you.
‘Cause you are the best woman
This old man has ever met.
You taught me about my soul,
You shared with me your magic.
Don’t want to be a thorn in your side, good woman,
Always be the one to make you cry.
Don’t wanna be that guy, good woman,
‘Cause you deserve everything,
And I got nothing, so leave me,
And I’ll go away.
Better off I stay far from you,
’Cause you are beautiful.
BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL WOMAN,
BETTERMAN, I AM, ’CAUSE OF YOU.

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