What can she do to show she cares?
What can she do with hands so bare?
Witness his struggles everyday,
think to herself “he’ll be okay”.

What can she do to provide gain?
What can she do to relieve strain?
Carry his load, help lug the weight,
mouth to herself “life will be great”.

What can she do to solve puzzles?
What can she do to ease troubles?
Know that true love never dilutes,
remember how “efforts bear fruit”

What can she do to numb his pain?
What can she do so blessings rain?
Comfort him softly with sweet words,
inside recite past “lessons learned”.

What can she do so they’re able?
What can she do so they’re stable?
Empathize, hope, and understand,
keep them both strong, firmly hold hands.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

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  1. She live the best live ever . One life ! NOW !
    Strong words, the poem has a good rhytm , really great, its almost song lyrics , sing slowly Your words, Grace:) Sing them to the world:) .

  2. I really like the last two lines. So much healing can occur when people empathize, hope and understand. Your poetry is always life-affirming, Grace. Wonderful writing, my friend. πŸ™‚

  3. Beautifully crafted, dear Grace. The rhyming is just so soothing to read and the way you play with this relationship is so authentic. Absolutely love this one, really well done πŸ€πŸ€—

  4. It’s a beautiful and powerful poem in Q and A format. Love the inspiring message. Good one Grace πŸ‘β€οΈ

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