Truth be Told

Truth be Told

A Poem by Allen Smuckler

short and sweet...sometimes one thought is enough. What's better than family?


I have long arms…

I don’t know why

I have long arms

but I do,


and I’m proud.


Everyone should have

what I have…

It would make

hugging each other

so much better…


and last

so much longer.








© 2013 Allen Smuckler

Author's Note

Allen Smuckler
Written: November 24, 2006
Photo; Nov. 23. 2006 (Thanksgiving)
Aunt Cele; cousins Corky, Nathan, Fiona in background
daughter Katie in doorway

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A very nice peice of work. very good.

Posted 5 Years Ago

Allen Smuckler

5 Years Ago

Thanks Theta for taking the time to read and comment. Much appreciated..
I have long arms, huge hands, and long finger...
the better to hold you (plural, i.e. everyone) with ;-)
Nice poem!!!

Posted 6 Years Ago

Awww this is wonderfully heartfelt!

Posted 6 Years Ago

You've managed to take one thought and expand it so that the whole piece embraces the reader like a big hug. Very well written!

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Your words describes a feelings for your loved ones wonderful my friend!

Posted 7 Years Ago

nice to see this beautiful and expressive piece.

Posted 7 Years Ago

You write so beautifully...the words and the presentation and this is no exception

Posted 7 Years Ago

very very clever and cute...warm fuzzy feelings from this...nothing like a good hug.


Posted 7 Years Ago

Passionately expressed, ...very well composed

Posted 7 Years Ago

This poem brought a little smile to my face! (This poem kinda reminds me of how I'm willing to give high-fives to people occasionally whenever I feel a connection with them over anything.) Physical connections can always amplify unity among people, since they're tangible.

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Allen Smuckler
Allen Smuckler

Sarasota, FL

I'm a poet, a singer, a peaceful gunslinger.. looking to share my poetry..and a little bit of me...if I dare I 've been writing since I was 18.... am slightly older now, and still trying to fin.. more..


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