Basic Needs

Soul Poetry

I have but, basic needs,

same as any human desires.

There's a difference

between 'necessities' and needs.

The former, are not

what comes to mind,

but the latter.


basic needs,

to love and be loved,

to be appreciated, cherished

and cared for,

beyond 'necessities' boundries.

I need these things, to survive this life.

To simply get through, each awakening day.

Love and caring, go far deeper,

than surface smiles.

I need to know,

I am wanted!

Wanted for ME, and not just

for what others need from me.

Its not so much to ask for,

these basic needs,

from those you do for

in the very same ways,

in which you crave...

...and need...

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