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A Poem by RobertRonnow

Author: RobertRonnow
Created: November 12, 2015 at 03:01 pm
Upload Type: Poem, G (All)  
Category: Free Verse | Writing | General/Other
Upload Stats: 5 Stars by 1 users with 1 comments and 196 views


I cultivated at least two enemies yesterday
the enemies I wanted
I wanted them to be angry instead of me
my attitude being I don't care I'll do as I please

Please is a word we're trying to teach our sons to use
when they use services or receive gifts courtesy is required
it requires a show of gratitude and recognition for the effort others make
in making their love felt and known

Knowing how to say yes when you mean yes and no when you don't
and doing it without hurting the feelings of others
is another chickadee skill along with watching your partner's back
holding back negativity and expressing joy

I'm joyous making friends and enemies
enemies these days are my only friends, no one lives to hurt us
who hurts so much from something done or said
they'd say our demise gave great satisfaction

O to be great with enemies satisfied
and want something done
to hurt and be angry
and love more than one friend!

© RobertRonnow - all rights reserved

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November 12, 2015
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Good Reflection
"Knowing how to say yes . . . and no . . ." hard to do, but yes. And something I hope I taught my stepson. Too often "please" means "yes." Another winner!

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