Leigh Ladd

Names - Poem by Leigh Ladd

Ever since you called me those names,
It has made me want to do nothing,
But hang my head in shame.

I don't think that I really deserved it,
Merely defending myself,
I was only climbing out of the pit.

Ever since then I have been thinking,
Of what I could call you,
But that is not my being.

I think you deserve to be trashed,
And rightfully so,
So this will be the way I will lash.

Ever since you called me that name,
It has made me want to do nothing,
But regain my own fame.

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  • (12/15/2006 3:00:00 AM)

    Very well written. The only thing I see is that the second-to-last line is missing a 'me.' (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 15, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, December 9, 2010

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