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Murphy's Law

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Murphy's Law

I sit here,
disappointed in this failed plan,
not completely surprised at this fate,
Murphy has decided to step into my space.

I saw it coming,
its how my story goes,
I try to go my own way,
but in his mischievous head shows.

Here I go again,
seems the phrase is true,
"Expect the worst, hope for the best"
what else is a girl to do?

I'd like to say I was cold to this,
didn't really care,
but honestly, even with the expectation,
I was hoping Murphy wouldn't show up here.

So here I sit alone now,
wishing one day I'd be free,
but Murphy keeps on showing up,
he has his own plans for me.

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  1. Date: 4/1/2011 9:05:00 AM
    Excellent write ... and welcome to PM on PS .. hope u enjoy all the new features offered to u as a PM... happy weekend with luv..

  1. Date: 9/6/2010 3:36:00 AM
    "but honestly, even with the expectation,"...trying to turn Murphy's Law against himself, huh?