It's a matter of principle.
And those excusing a lack of integrity...
Clearly exposed by those,
With low self esteem.... more »
It's been quite sometime since I've breast fed.
Or had my running mucoused nose wiped.
Or had my tears dried because of a neighborhood fight,
With a bully that had one time frightened me!... more »
Those wishy washy wusses don't impress.
Limped wrists wimps...
With nothing more than their pretentions,
To address.... more »
He was better received when perceived a joke.
Those kinds of folks made to look like fools,
To the locals in small neighborhoods.... more »
The best argument to have,
If time is of no importance...
Is one with a fool.
There is nothing to be learned.... more »
Grab some time to be alone.
Rest your mind...
And put aside your anguish.
Don't condone,... more »
Running to catch up,
Is not a possibility.
These times we live are speeding too fast!... more »
Once I realized seeking understanding...
From those who abused common sense.
I did not look for it from them anymore!... more »
It should be quite obvious to many by now...
Just 'who' those villains are in ones' life!
Who smuggled in their sorrows to share.
And 'who' brought along despair...... more »
You said you would be here.
And gave a time when you would arrive.
That time passed.
I did not get upset.... more »
If there were those of substance,
Who had personalities of content...
They would not be found whining
About those who can express,... more »
You are upset about something I said?
And the way I said it?
And you believe I should have used more tact?
But it is okay for you to say to me,... more »
Follow the path to awareness.
You will notice it is not paved!
It is not aligned with floral scents.
It may have threatening obstacles on it.... more »
All the time I am asked...
Where it was that I had been educated?
Before I can part my lips,
I am told I speak like one with intelligence!... more »
Foolish are those who believe they can exist,
As being just pieces of a whole...
That nourishes as they come together,
With indifferences to complain or sit.... more »
A filth disguised,
Does not hide its stench.
It will still smell!
It will still leave a trail,... more »
I did not drive a Mercedes.
In fact I had a bus pass.
So naturally anything I had to offer...
They believed should be quickly trashed.... more »
I wish you found the time to find me.
Not just to see me,
In chance encounters when we meet!
To appear out of the blue...... more »
I'm not this or that.
Or drive a Cadillac.
I don't have a car at all.... more »
Who knew it would still be like this?
As if we stood under a mistletoe...
And it doesn't have to be Christmas.... more »
So different was Oswick.
All of his life,
He struggled to be accepted.
He never looked the part he wished to play.... more »
If it wasn't for hindsight,
Some folks wouldn't have any vision at all.
These are the people that have to be convinced...
That taking a step forward,... more »
I'll do anything to enhance your peace of mind.
And as long as we aren't near each other,
That should be easy enough to do!... more »
It may be true.
There is two sides to a coin.
You don't understand...
I'm not asking you to flip it over.... more »
Those who use common sense,
Are punished for being correct.
In fact,... more »
I beg to differ.
That is a matter of opinion.
I say he does look presidential.... more »
An effort is being made,
To clean up the foul language.
To show and display respect.
Express our appreciation...... more »
Because I thought we both would benefit
By being in each other's presence.
That's why I approached you!
I thought you would find that to be true too.... more »
The foundation laid for this creation is deep.
While some snore away their time...
Others find none to nod.
Or a wink of sleep to tease,... more »
Slick and quick to cover their tracks.
But not wise enough,
To silence their bragging.
They boast of their undermining efforts.... more »
Isn't that what you want?
But you wish to be discreet about it.
You don't want it like the others...... more »
This aging 'thing' seems to speed.
Some agitate their way through it.
Reminding themselves,... more »
He once could care less who felt what.
And he strutted with such arrogance.
He had struggled to get up off his butt!
And he became cold as he grew older.... more »
If you can hear or witness,
The ticking of a clock.
See the leaves on any tree.
And seasons that transcend.... more »
It may appear,
That another's suffering and pain...
Is theirs alone to endure.... more »
I hope you aren't sitting on everything that is said?
I hope something is taken away,
And the rest is put to bed.... more »
Now sold at what?
Five dollars a barrel?
This is an immediate sign,
That something is not going too well.
Has anyone communicated this,
To those who chose this direction?
And they seem to be okay with this decision?
There just will be more greed.
With those who once had it made in the shade...
To stand with others who demand to feed their needs.
And you all know how improbable that is going to be?
Who is going to touch us anyway?
All Mercedes will be curbed.
And Bentleys will be driven by those deserving.
Why the gloomy ...
You may never know
That I am troubled too.
You may never know that,
Like I do.
You may never see me frown
Or hold a grudge...
But I have been down.
So low I couldn't budge!