Brian Johnston

(Jan.20,1943 / Shattuck, OK)

A Lover's Simple Request


Will you let your hair grow
Though it’s trouble I know?
Won’t you let your hair grow?
Just for me let it show.

For your hair is a crown
That’s admired through the town,
And so soft frames a face
That illumines God’s grace.

Let your hair grow and find
How you’re branding my mind.
Let your whole beauty start
To embrace more than heart,

In your love I find rest,
In your love I feel blest!
Oh thank God....that you care!
Oh thank God for…. your hair!

Submitted: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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Brian Johnston
January 16,2014

Attention Readers: This poem has been singled out by apparent malcontents(s) on PoemHunter's Web Site as being unworthy of your attention by giving it multiple 1.0 votes to lower it's rating and to thereby discourage your readership. If you think this poem worthy of your attention, I would appreciate any comments you feel moved to make and attach your name to, though I think it is highly unlikely that the jerk(s) involved will ever be shamed into silence. May the voice of moderation and appreciation for good poetry prevail over that of critics without honor! Thanks!

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