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What a Shame
by Jessica L.H. Stanfield

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What a shame
you donít really represent truth
and family.
You never could just stick with your lies.

Always had to come clean about something.

What a shame I never understood,
I would have called you on it
years ago.
And I wouldnít have let you off the hook
So damn easily.

What an utter embarrassment.

What a shock that you couldnít ever
discern right from wrong.
and that I was to ignorant
to discern wisdom
from superficial intelligence.

You were my hero.

So what a shame
that you no longer
inhabit that majestic pedestal
on which you stood for years.

And what a blistering shame
the way you fell
flat on your face
right in front of me;
and waited for me to laugh.

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Reviewed by Tami Ryan
A powerful write, Jessica! This one triggered many thoughts. Thanks for sharing.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
OOOO!!! You go girl!!

Love tinka
Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang
Good girl Jessica! Tell him where to go!
Men-who needs them?(at times)
I know you will heal.
If you need to talk, I am at
Becca in Roanoke, Texas a Rural community
Reviewed by Transcendental Poet (Reader)
Powerful work Jessica!
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader)
This one packs a punch.
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader)
Ohh Jessica, very blunt and a killer. Poignant, throughout, Great rendering. al
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
What Jessica, you mean another has fallen off the pedastal like my Lady did from the one I had her on. Seems this one broke into a million pieces the same way she did also. Bill
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap

I'd say you're venting those issues at least. Sometmes poetry is good for that.
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