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Charles Bukowski - Be Kind

we are always asked
to understand the other person's
viewpoint
no matter how
out-dated
foolish or
obnoxious.
one is asked
to view
their total error
their life-waste
with
kindliness,
especially if they are
aged.
but age is the total of
our doing.
they have aged
badly
because they have
lived
out of focus,
they have refused to
see.
not their fault?
whose fault?
mine?
I am asked to hide
my viewpoint
from them
for fear of their
fear.
age is no crime
but the shame
of a deliberately
wasted
life
among so many
deliberately
wasted
lives
is.

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Poet: Charles Bukowski
Poem: Be Kind

Comment 217 of 217, added on January 15th, 2015 at 12:37 PM.
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Comment 216 of 217, added on December 18th, 2014 at 2:00 PM.
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Comment 215 of 217, added on October 20th, 2014 at 11:51 PM.
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