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The Reality of Being Called Out
by Brian K Pellerino

Sunday, June 05, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Someone told me to keep my head down
naturally, I looked up
and it hit me
right between the eyes
no surprise
and I rise
to surmise
the whys
of your sighs

Maybe my antics have become tiresome
historically, I cross lines
and I never
knew that they were there
or didn't care
to repair
or despair
about where
or how austere

I can relate to the breathlessness
Variably, I hyperventilate
and I forget
the show of restraint
in complaint
I'm no saint
this, no feint
just a plaint
to acquaint

I wear the skin of the brimful
Seemingly, I amuse myself
and I should
make this my last work
in network
return to clerk
back to murk
wipe off my smirk
less minds to irk

Copyright: Brian Pellerino 2005

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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/6/2005
Thought provoking and profound!!

What ever you do.. do it well!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 6/6/2005
good rhyme, Brian ... sometimes when we feel we "irk" others, we are really inspiring them ... always keep writing ...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/5/2005
Excellent poem, Brian, you have a unique style that is a pleasure to read.As to content, the old adage still stands"to thine own self be true"

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