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Amiable Apathy

Please re-gift this poem to someone who means nothing at all to you,
Send it along with no best wishes to no one liable to sue.

It’s just a note in passing and it means nothing at all you see,
It’s only intended to be a message so they can hear from me.

It comes with no ulterior motives or agendas that are hidden,
Only a dose of frank indifference; all mean thoughts are forbidden.

We always send sweet thoughts along to the ones that we’re connected,
And for those that we just can’t stand, careful words have been selected.

But we always neglect the ones that have no aspects of our life to share,
So send this poem to them so that they can see just how little it is you care.

Copyright © Tony Lane

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  1. Date: 10/21/2011 8:27:00 AM
    Good morning Tony. ~ how are you this wonderful Friday :-) morning??. As for me, I'm missing everyone I know here on the soup PLUS more..((glad they are back)).Stopping by to read a couple of poems, after being shut out for them awful few days..ENJOYED YOUR POEM and , thank you for sharing this with us.. and really thank you for the comment as well! Take care and have yourself a wonderful Friday~ ;-) p.d.

  1. Date: 10/21/2011 2:55:00 AM
    Tony, What in the world is going on in Northern Ohio at the Zanesville "Zoo?" Wow. This is super sad news. Do u know anyone in that area? Curious. Getting ready to launch our contest soon...Nov 5th. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 10/20/2011 9:49:00 PM
    haha. What a mind you have, tony. Writing about sending amiable apathy to those we little care about, but it's something most humans cannot help. If we cared for everyone in the world,we would go crazy feeling all their suffering! (can you believe it, soup is back on!)

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 4:59:00 PM
    just on the loose goose side of cynical, right next to the dumb door hotel, just a touch of the whimsical, cheer up Tony mate, bye n bye directly, all will be bloody well...orright.

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 2:42:00 PM
    This stumbles along with a unique story and amazing rhyme. Together, one to remember!

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 8:19:00 AM
    nutha mo cow bell and birds chirp the mornings 'round here. awesome, Tony!~n

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 8:11:00 AM
    Tony, Your poem needs more COW BELL!!!!!! ha ha ha a.

  1. Date: 10/15/2011 8:01:00 AM
    It is really amiable apathy, Tony.It is spontaneous flow of words.I enjoyed it.