Do As You Wish

People are more precious
than things you own.
Should not be picked up
‘n put down like a telephone.

They can be emotionally fragile,
so handle with care,
don’t cast them off, ignore
As a lost cause or beyond repair.

For unlike a dress or a shoe,
People have potential,
Can exceed expectation.

Karma has a way of changing life.
Reversing people’s situation.
So do as you wish
But know life’s a boomerang.

Poet’s Note:
This goes to that saying do to others as you would have them do to you. Or treat people as you would want to be treated.

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A Registered nurse, wife, mother, poetic writer and United Way volunteer.Born in Belize, migrated to New York at age eighteen. After studying nursing, worked as an emergency room until starting a family.Having both natural and chosen children, it was the emotional struggles of the chosen ones that gave birth to many of her poems.Ruthieg believes that when all is forgotten or ignored, expressive words linger or get heard. That it is important for the hurt and wounded to have a voice, for that purpose, many of my poems were written.
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Shamala Chandran
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Karma, the boomerang…love that description!

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