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Pat on the Back
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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If you're waiting for others to give you a pat, that's where you might still be at, waiting.

This life has hardly given me a pat,
more or less it's been a smack from a bat,
so I know right where I'm at.
Smack dab in the middle of the sit,
but I never quit.
I keep right on trucking,
in this life worse than a horse bucking.

I've been throwed,
like a grass cutting lawnmower mowed.
Eyes watching,
it never showed.
As a whole I look together with all,
but just like Humpty
I've taken a great fall.
Right off the wall,
I'm still running from the devil,
each day he comes to call.

The only pat on the back I really get,
it's my own hand doing it.
But for now my hand is sore & hurting,
but I can't stop,
because the devil won't quit flirting.
Devine hands slapped my back hard,
each day this is where I get my start.


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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 1/18/2008
Pat on the back
I even lack
at times the pain
is like a heart attack
but I won't quit
it's a hit or miss
I'll use the chalk board
to keep score!
That is my law! lol
Warmed in the Spirit, Warrior Purple Lady Sweet Sheooxoo

STay Positive!
BTW- Here it comessssssssss, SMACKkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk! Got it - GOOD - and if you were here, I'd give ya' a big HUG!
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 1/16/2008
sometimes we just have to be our own best friend
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/16/2008
Excellent write!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 1/16/2008
Hey darlin ,I would give you that PAT sweetie anytime...LOL...stay safe and well sweet sweet man....Hugssssss
Chanti Lace xoxo
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/16/2008
Reaching back to give myself a pat does pull out my shoulder so rarely do I do the self pat...and thats where its at...Ed
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