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Come Dear Give Me Your Hand

Take me down to the water again
I long to walk on the sand.
Walk me down to the water's edge,
Come dear, give me your hand.

Ease me along in my walker
Until I can go no more.
Watch me wheel to the sandy edge,
Then walk me down to the shore.

Let me remember the days long gone
When I'd run and dive in the sea.
Let me get just one toe wet
And thrill at what used to be.

Oh! work with me just a wee bit more
I fear that it shan't be long.
Oh! help me down just one more time
Too soon I shall be gone.

Walk with me with the love you have
Share with a heart that's true.
Walk with me, and in your turn,
May you have such kindness too.
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Born in Oxford, raised in Kenya, past winner of Los Slamgeles Poetry Slam and author of abitingchance.blogspot.comand "The First Thanksgiving".Doctor McLeod is a performing poet who has recited at Highland Games, dinners and Burns Nights for the last 36 years. He is happily married, lives and works in Los Angeles,has three children, and practices as a dentist on Sunset Boulevard:http://www.drneilmcleod.com/He can be contacted by e-mail at drneilmcleod@yahoo.com and will willingly entertain requests to share his work with permission. more…

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