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Bite Me


Honey you done used me up
Chewed me up
And carelessly spit me out

Now several years passed
And I see you again
You all smiles
You offer me the chance
(Again)
To help you out
“Come on
Don’t you wanna be my friend?”

I say,
“Nope”

Honey you done used me up
Chewed me up
And carelessly spit me out


I say,
“Thanks for the lesson
I now pay attention
And no longer work for momentary smiles
And long-lasting sneers

Honey you done used me up
Chewed me up
And carelessly spit me out
So I say, Nope
I don’t care what you want”
And I smile back

But you’re not upset
(At least you don’t show it)
Your eyes glaze over a second
And you’re instantly off
Looking for another ‘friend to help you out’

And I wonder
Do you ever get the chance
To brush your teeth
Between victims?

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  1. Date: 5/27/2012 5:01:00 PM
    i felt you in this piece. As i was reading another part of me was cheering me on, as i knw what you speak of oh to well . I enjoyed ur poetry today. *smiles* Ron

  1. Date: 5/13/2012 6:36:00 AM
    I really liked this poem, it was very well-written. I could feel it. robinwrennfiore

  1. Date: 5/11/2012 5:26:00 AM
    haha :)))) Amazing!! Very well.. Congrats! :))))

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 11:09:00 AM
    ((()))((()))Clap!Clap!..Congrats on your great win! Sara

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 3:32:00 PM
    I must say I was NOT surprised to see your write amongst the winners! Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 1:29:00 PM
    This sure came across to me as very real, KJ-- really enjoyed how you say it as it is! Congrats!

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 9:16:00 AM
    KJ, a beautiful poem friend, "Congratulations" on a worthy poem honor. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 5:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your Honorable Mention in the Poetrysoup International Contest for August 2011 KJ. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 3:37:00 AM
    Congrats to you on your win. This is a great piece. Best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 1/11/2012 2:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful win x

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 9:04:00 PM
    This is awesome, I am sure loving these HM's down here!! Congratulations!!!

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 6:33:00 PM
    this is very nice i like it alot. i like the end. it all flows very nice

  1. Date: 1/4/2012 6:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on making it through the 1st round of PoetrySoup International Contest. Wishing you the best in the finals KJ. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/28/2011 6:07:00 PM
    yike! but I hear YOU..seems like I just wrote one about a 'friend' with friends like these who needs enemys! Congrad's on getting 2 through! Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/1/2011 12:40:00 PM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week K.J. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/29/2011 2:48:00 PM
    Title says it all, K.J. I hope you really done spit her out. Congrats on the selection. daver

    Hooten Avatar KJ Hooten
    Date: 11/29/2011 5:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Actually, I'm the she and he's the 'biter'...a former student and why I retired a bit earlier than I had planned. Thanks. Dunno where you live; but it's sleeting tonight here in Michigan. So I wish you warm thoughts. And don't let the wind bite...KJ
  1. Date: 7/12/2011 8:36:00 PM
    lol... wonderful punch line!

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 4:33:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you KJ. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 12:00:00 PM
    Enjoyed this write with wit and dark humor

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 11:15:00 AM
    Good expressive write with biting humor all puns intended.