Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Men! ! ! !


Men lament that they have no time to do things
needed being done.

Yet, they sit wasting time, watching T.V. for
hours at a time.

Not associating it with their apparent laziness
and lack of initiative.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Edited: Thursday, August 07, 2014

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  • Omar Jabak (9/4/2014 3:53:00 PM)

    This one is short and sweet! There are men this type. I agree that most women are more active and lively then men. What can we do without women? (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (8/19/2014 12:43:00 AM)

    An undeniable truth, which should be about 50% true. I admire your brevity to challenge Men. Naturally men, males for that matter, are made to spend lot energy on what ever they engage on and relax. Man himself has designed numerous ways to do it. Great thinking. Bravo! (Report) Reply

  • Amitava Sur (8/15/2014 9:14:00 AM)

    Though it may not be applicable to all but still I appreciate this finding. Many a men are merrily idling around in and around us with least work and big talks with male chauvinism. (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Feldman (8/6/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    Men always have time for war,
    And as Politicians, to steal and lie,
    More and more.

    Better they should watch TV and like children, not be heard nor seen.

    Great poem, thanks (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Feldman (8/6/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    Men always have time for war,
    And as Politicians, to steal and lie,
    More and more.

    Better they should watch TV and like children, not be heard nor seen.

    Great poem, thanks (Report) Reply

  • Ed Nigma (8/6/2014 9:08:00 PM)

    Tell us how you really feel? Joking aside I liked this poem for what it is and I have known many of these same men. Small world or even worse this a problematic epidemic all over the world. Nicely done. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (8/6/2014 8:46:00 PM)

    Why do you blame men only. Yes in normal course every one is wasting time somewhere and most of us are victim of laziness. But i must thank you for awakening my dormant poetic spirit for which you deserve full marks. Thanks for share. Regards. (Report) Reply

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