Lorene Kinsey

Rookie - 7 Points (12/21/1979 / Georgia)

Daddy Raised Me To Soften - Poem by Lorene Kinsey

Daddy raised me to soften
The edges of my sharp tongue
Takes daily practice biting it
When I want so badly to
Lash it at the one most
Deserving, but reserve it for
Strangers who can either
Take offense or grow amused by it.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 29, 2011


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