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Me, the 8-ball

I feel like the 8-ball in a game of pool.
Not exactly the best looking ball on the table, but definitely the last one that you want to 
mess with!
Then there are the people who remind me of the "white ball."
They're always doing their best to knock anyone they come in contact with into a "pocket."
What the "white balls" never realize is that, eventually, they'll get sucked down too.
In retrospect, I'm glad I'm the "8-ball," true to myself and the last to go down.
                                          That's right! Me, the 8-ball, and proud of it!

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  1. Date: 5/5/2009 8:25:00 AM
    You go girl! Balls are only so important..spunk is the key! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/26/2008 3:05:00 PM
    there is nothing wrong with being proud of your self, that takes determination and effort, hi Leah I hope that this finds you well, thanks for your comments, and take care D-ncye

  1. Date: 11/18/2008 7:52:00 AM
    Hey, they tell me I'm behind the eight ball, so look out!! Have a great day, Leah. Vince

  1. Date: 11/17/2008 9:03:00 AM
    Very cool write. And good for you! Love this. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/17/2008 2:58:00 AM
    Are you kidding? The 8 ball is definatly the coolest ball on the table - sleek, black, and always in vogue - like the little black dress. lol You rock your uniqueness - screw the upity white ball! lol love Kristin

  1. Date: 11/16/2008 3:51:00 PM
    The beauties of simplicity; very clever, i like it