by P. S. Michaels
Sunday, March 07, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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If you're not treated right, don't lose heart. Try to remember, someone loves you and guess whom?
Have you ever felt dammed if you do, dammed if you donít?
You cannot help but feel like an unappreciated person.
Attend functions; find presence to be tension fraught.
Gifts you give, disliked, dumped, and you canít atone.
Do zilch, and youíre lazy. Achieve and youíre showing off.
Did you ever wonder if you could do anything right?
Make no stand, youíre weak; make one, are too tough.
Buy stuff, youíre a spend thrift; you donít, youíre tight.
You either donít have enough education or have too much.
Did you ever want to be loved, but find you're not loved?
Been thought too friendly, too aloof, or an easy touch?
Try to be friends; but they consider themselves above?
You try to impress; toilet tissue hangs out your slacks.
Want to serve, but trip, fall, and spill all their food.
Want to be successful; can only leave behind tracks.
Are serious; with ketchup on nose, and lose the mood.
If you identify, believe me, you are truly a good person.
Wait, the time will come, when you will be appreciated.
Donít be afraid, keep on being yourself and have fun.
Keep up faith, forgive, and love; we are all God created.
It's self-denial, it makes some people the way they are.
Such, are them with lofty attitudes that won't budge.
Divine intervention alters attitudes that stick like tar.
Yes, every time the lofty judge; they will also be judged.
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|Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
|More than met the challenge, this is a great poem!!|
|Reviewed by jude forese
|i like your sense of humor ... well done!|
|Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
|good one Pat, kind of made me laugh because it fits my wife and i to almost a T. All we get from our family and friend is jealousy and misery, especially after i wrote my book. my company has a saying, "as long as you're doing worse than others, you have no problem with them, the minute you rise above, wammo." love and peace G|
|Reviewed by Andrea Dietrich (Reader)
|Fun and philosophical. andrea|
|Reviewed by Kate Clifford
|The ending has a truth in it that hopefully will wake up a few. GREAT write and one I needed to read with the difficult changes I am going through. Thanks for the smile. Much needed :-) Thanks!|
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|Oh my goodness, Pat, my virgin eyes and that word, that "D" word, now you know darned well that you can't be lettin' me see words like that!LOL! But boy do I know what your talking about in this great poem, wish I had thought of the idea...Peace thru the Write, Ed & Rufuz|
|Reviewed by Gaylen Sharp
|Thank you for sharing this one with us. I enjoyed it -- Great write|
|Reviewed by George Carroll
|You said a mouthfull in this wonderful write. Rang so many bells in my mind|
|Reviewed by Sandie Angel
|Wonderful sound advice on the last two lines. There are so many lines in here that I can relate to; but your last two lines are the ones I like the best.
~ Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu ~
|Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
|Excellent message Patricia and yes i can so related to this one. love all the colorful font too.|