REALLY DO CARE
To be a caring
cop, they're asked to do it all.
To be as wise as
St Peter and St Paul.
They're asked to
climb a twenty foot tree and
rescue a cat or a
boy of only three.
Or stop and fix a
stalled car on a busy street,
And document the
story of a stolen car seat.
upon to console the family that
just lost a loved
one, sometimes from drinking
and driving which
never should be done.
Asked to be
professional and show little emotion
At the scene of an
accident amid lots of commotion.
They sometimes get
spit upon and cursed, but must
because they are professional Cops and
must remain cool,
never looking like a fool.
So dear citizens
when they need your help and come
to your house,
don't make them feel like simply a louse.
A good Cop is the
best friend you could have, and they
only want to keep
About the Author
Margaret S. Hood is a writer from Durham, NC. She is a
retired Teacher from the SP Schools program and loves writing poetry for family,
friends and neighbors. Her love of music was inherited from her family, and she
enjoys playing the piano for those who request services at various functions.
Her love of English Literature in grade school was very instrumental in forming
her language arts skills then and now. She can be reached at