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Wishy Washy
by Rebecca S Russell

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I find myself
Caught between
Honesty
And good manners.
If I side with honesty
I will hurt someone
Very badly
And then add guilt
To the burden
I carry;
But if I retain
My good manners
I will continue
To grit my teeth
Behind a pained smile
And muttered platitudes.
I am not someone
Who can speak her mind
With no regret
Or concern
For the feelings
Of others,
For I hate
To inflict pain
On anyone;
But is it right
That I endure
Extreme discomfort
In the name
Of friendship,
Even one
As old as ours?

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Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 7/29/2012
Nope. It isn't.



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