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Childhood Stories

Interested in my thoughts?
I’m interested in yours, too
Nice of you to stop by 
A not-so-phony comment will do
It’s nice that everyone talks and leaves me without a clue
But laughs at my ignorance and preaches about the Truth
EVERYONE is flattered by genuine concern
You accept what you’re given but give nothing in return
Greedy heathen is a term you should learn
You spare yourselves the water and love to watch me burn
Like I said, I write for myself
Unless you’re constructive your words do not help
Yet this does not faze you
Because I just seem crazy to you
But this is who I am
Paranoid by the many views
People ALWAYS watch
And have nothing to say to you
But nurture your delusions 
And soak in pride about playing you
We are all humans 
Yet we’re subjected to categories
But this is how some get off
I kindly ask please stop sparing me childhood stories

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  1. Date: 12/14/2012 4:02:00 PM
    I feel as though this were written from the heart. It is beautiful!

  1. Date: 6/21/2012 3:03:00 PM
    Interesting write, fire in the belly stuff. Poetry to wake you up. I like this.

  1. Date: 6/21/2012 12:26:00 PM
    WOW..This is a keeper! I truely understand where you are coming from. Never stop writing the good word,because the way this world is rotating, we need it. Peace, poerty and love..

  1. Date: 6/21/2012 10:15:00 AM
    AMEN SISTER, couldn't have said it any better!!!! SOUPMAIL YOUR WAY:D

  1. Date: 6/21/2012 9:01:00 AM
    Don't be so hard on yourself, Brittany, many of us do really enjoy your poetry. hey ~ why are you not a member of the poetry battle site? I thought I seen you there, but now you're gone? to sign up, go to Hugs, Catie :)

    Britt Avatar JustcallMe Britt
    Date: 6/21/2012 9:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I love hearing from you, Catie :)
  1. Date: 6/21/2012 3:46:00 AM
    wow! this is very powerful. it's always hard to deal with negative reactions to our words but you've done a fine job of letting your feelings ring out loud and clear in this poem. ~ thanks for commenting on my poems - much appreciated!

  1. Date: 6/21/2012 2:35:00 AM
    Yikes...too afraid of you Mad ink!!! Loving your flow..and you are really good at what you do..tooooo good!!!