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Metaphorically Speaking

This is the story of who I am
I give all I can and then some.
I, a bee, will sting if you wrong
If nice, an help mate I will be.

Many are the roads to one’s heart
The main road, truthfulness, is a very good start."
You will get caught if you fool around 
You are unfaithful you're out the door.

They say Tom's drunk but Tom’s no fool
I don’t drink no more so I am super wise
I, the carpenter’s tool you use 
despise liars, and heart users I hate.

I am me…super special me
A carbon copy I am not
So here I am, a pure clean heart,
True love to give, only to him that’s worthy.

Written on Sept. 8 2012
For Catie's Contest: Metaphorically Speaking

Copyright © Joy Wellington

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  1. Date: 9/26/2012 5:09:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Catie's contest Joy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/25/2012 8:19:00 AM
    Wow! I really love it! This piece has deserved to win! My huge hearty congratulations on your win my friend!!! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 9/25/2012 1:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Joy . Love Suzette

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 8:57:00 PM
    How wonderful! Love this open hearted story teling who you are. Love the words expressed so clearly about "heart users"...I've known a few and call them "Love Cowards!". Congratulations on your winning poem. Cynthia

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 8:37:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful win with this revealing piece. I agree with the sentiment.

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 7:50:00 PM
    Joy, congrats on your wonderful win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 4:28:00 PM
    Beautiful and nice piece,Joy...Love this-"I am with a pure heart,True love to give only to him that`s worthy"..Congrats on your win in this contest...Kudos to you.

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 3:54:00 PM
    You know I love tools [believe it I do!] Often I feel like a tool in the hands of higher power, in the beginning it used to bother me! Now I think ;) hell..there's nothing BETTER than a good tool and I pray to be the right tool for the job. SWAK Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

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    Date: 9/26/2012 11:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That's another way of looking at it...I prefer your take than mine!
  1. Date: 9/24/2012 9:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 9:36:00 AM
    Hi Joy :-). Congratulations with your awesome win in Catie's "Metaphorically Speaking" contest. Have yourself a nice day~ LUV*PD

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 8:47:00 AM
    Congratulations, Joy, on your win in my contest. Love and hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 9/9/2012 12:29:00 AM
    haha good one! sounds more like a warning to those messing with you!! good luck in the contest