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I Got Mad Today
by Larry D Matthews
Friday, April 02, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I Got Mad Today

I got mad to day

Why did I do that ?

I’m so sorry to say

Wish I hadn’t done that.

 

What is that alien force

That makes us lash out

Contrary to our normal source

Now I sit and pout.

 

Saying things we don’t mean

Spoken words that hurt.

Wish I had a time machine

Wipe out my words so curt.

 

Forgive me Lord

For being mean

Take this evil sword

I am your humble human being.

 

Some times I just stumble

Yes I am truly sorry

Forgive my stupid bumble

Please help me not to worry.

 

Now I’ll go and make amends

Ask forgiveness once again

On your grace that depends

Oh my self inflicted pain.

 

I won’t get mad tomorrow

It’s too hard on me

Who needs this stupid sorrow

No one I can see.

 

Luke

April 2nd 2010

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Reviewed by Barbara Henry 7/12/2011
Great work,Larry,and I too have gotten mad; fortunately,it does not happen often,but it is good to know that we are forgiven when, as humans, we display the negative sides of our characters and personalities.
Continued success/
Barbara J. Henry
Reviewed by Dorian Petersen Potter 10/21/2010
Amen to all that.Enjoyed your poem.D.
Reviewed by Stephanie Webb-Dockery 7/20/2010
Amen!
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 4/3/2010
yes i won't go mad tomorrow...your poem made me cry cry....love this poem..it gets hard on oneself....the only thing is am scared of bad words...i dunno..i remeber Abba's Fernando... "and i'm not ashamed to say, that roar of guns almost made me cry.... " i love this song...i want to live....sorry to take your time and giving my coment...don't feel bad or sad...love is lacking in my house
:) :))
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/2/2010
thought provoking and wise!
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 4/2/2010
We all get mad and most of us don't like our selves afterwards. I must say that you have done a superb job of capturing our weak moment and the recriminations we go through. Liz
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