If only...

If I were you
and you were me,
it would all be plain
to see.

But this cannot be so
and we cannot begin to know,
what its like to be each other
or to be one another.

All we have I empathy

to try to understand,

and share our hearts and love

to lend a helping hand




  • LittleGift

    M, this is beautiful. Empathy is such a gift to posses. Such a thoughtful and delicate poem. A small poem which expresses a huge heart I can sense within its words

    Lovely 😊

    LG x

    • Poetic25


      Thank you, such lovely comments and a sense which is a compliment. Empathy is a gift, almost not enough at times, to actually know what others really feel. But we can only do what we can, as best we can. :)

      M :)x

    • Laura

      This verse is pure joy to read! It warmed my heart to read it! I wish you could sky write it for the whole world to see!


      • Poetic25

        Thank you Laura,

        That is a lovely thing to say, it really is. I'm glad it brought some warmth and thank you for reading

        Michael :)

        • Laura

          My pleasure!

        • edwinknox

          Wow. A great message for a great poem.

          • Poetic25

            Thank you edwinknox and for reading

            Michael :)

          • poelove

            Excellent take on empathy. empathy is the great anti-vise I invite you to read one of my poems called 'empathy'

            • Poetic25

              Thank you poelove, and I will for sure

              M :)

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