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It's funny how it's not enough to know you're right,
but you have to let everyone else know it too.
And then you wonder later how no one seems
to wanna be genuine friends with you.

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  1. Date: 7/11/2013 4:45:00 AM
    Much wisdom imparted in just a few, clever lines sir...Never thought of that way before...Thanks! - Tim

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 6:11:00 PM
    Hi Timmy; you tell it like it is. I like it. Thanks for sharing...... Lucilla

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 4:36:00 PM
    Love that you are trying all these different forms. This is so clever!!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 2:57:00 PM
    GOOD grook!!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 12:04:00 PM
    I know people like this. Great poem

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 10:59:00 AM
    So much truth in just a few lines! I love your honesty! All can relate to this one, I'm sure.

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 10:05:00 AM
    I was going to write a poem about this... you stole my idea!! :) Human nature at its worst again... how does that saying go... "it's easy to commiserate with people, but difficult to celebrate their success with them"

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:15:00 AM
    Tim, oh yea, I know a few of thoses, "I was right. I told you so" types. Great massage in your Grook. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:11:00 AM
    You are definitely right and I don't care if the whole world knows. Good one Tim

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 7:45:00 AM
    Self Importance: One of the biggest, most needed facades in existance. Spot on.

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 4:35:00 AM
    Hi!!!! So true . I like your cool way with words. Can relate, for sure:) very enjoyable read. thanks 4 sharing. X cherie....

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 4:26:00 AM
    And most of the time everybody else knew anyway. You make a good point here Tim, or are you just letting everyone know you were right ha ha Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 3:48:00 AM
    Hmmmmm...yes indeed! ;) TOLD YOU SO! HA HA HA! Good one, Timothy! I've missed ya! Thanks for your visits to my work. Take care and have a great week-end. Mine will be busy. Have to hand in grades on MONDAY! BOO HOO!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 2:19:00 AM
    Yeah i know a few people like that, they can be annoying sometimes, especially while at work! They usually won't quit telling you how right they were and how obviously wrong whoever was! Such gossip is usually how it goes, I really enjoyed reading this delightful poem this morning! What a lovely piece, Great Work!!