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Blood is Thicker than Water

Douglas H. Mc Clintock 1934 (Sarnia, Ontario)

Blood is thicker than water
Blood is thicker than water
When you have an Earth Angel for a daughter.

Blood is thicker than water
When your son brings a coffee, donut to his old father.

Blood is thicker than water
When your friend sees your mistakes, still likes you.

Blood is thicker than water
When you hold hands and say I love you.

Blood is thicker than water
To say the marriage vows, till death do us part.

Blood is thicker than water
When God so gave - John 3 : 16.

Blood is thicker than water
When Jesus died on the cross, shed His blood.

Blood is thicker than water
When we become part of God's family !

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Written on July 04, 2022

Submitted by Dougla$Irishman on July 04, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AAa Aa Ab Ab Ax Ax Ax Ax
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 618
Words 131
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 3, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    You miss the point, blood is thicker than water when it comes from family only.
    All the rest are like water, they lack a true bond !
    The glue of life is for for family ties, love them or hate them , it's your choice ! 
    LikeReplyReport6 months ago
  • Safia2016
    Blood is thicker than water,
    We all know, some of them know
    forget to show, they treat you like
    You have water,
    In veins,
    But this water also boils when they forget to show.
    LikeReplyReport6 months ago


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