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Inevitable Fate

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Inevitable Fate

Everybody knows the poor stay poor, right?
Ohh poor me…Ohh poor me they cry…
Yet they do nothing, absolutely nothing to change things
I say,  stop your crying…
Ohh poor me Ohh poor me
Shun that miserable disposition of yours and change things
I believe in you…I think you actually CAN do it…
Why don’t we go off…off to college or trade school
I will take you…guide you…help you cry no longer
Ohh poor me…Ohh poor me

Everyone knows the fight is fixed, right?
Yet they continue to gamble on their dreams
They count on luck and forget about hard work
A young beauty wishes to be saved by some prince
Ohh save me prince…save me prince
Yet she does nothing…nothing to save herself from a life of dependency…
I say, why not get some self-confidence
Let’s look past the torrid rain that surges down
That rain that sometime makes things look so very bleak
You can do it….I believe in you…You are strong
Ohh save me prince…save me prince
You will not need to cry much longer

Everybody knows …the dice are loaded, right?
Yet they do nothing…absolutely nothing to stack the deck in their favor
A man loses his job and he NEVER saved a penny when he was making the ‘big bucks’
He gorged and spent like he was entitled to it…like he was invincible
Now, he cries such a lonely cry....
"How can I go on?"  
"Poor loser me…poor loser me”
I know you can go on…you can get a new job… discover a new skill
You can learn from your mistakes and….
Next time you’ll save your money when times are good
Then there will be far less depression and far less decisions to be made…
Come with me and I will show you that you can do it…You are resilient …
He ignores my plea…and he continues to cry…
“Poor loser me…poor loser me”
He blindly stares at his coffee cup...his glance slowly shifts to the revolver 
He takes a deep breath





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  1. Date: 3/23/2012 3:09:00 PM
    GOOD LAY'EM DOWN THEN PICK'EM UP LINES! Nobody has to give in to pending fate; we all live a brokered existence. You can't let circumstances overwhelm you! A nice pep talk, indeed!

  1. Date: 2/26/2012 4:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in Debbie Guzzi's "Touched" contest Natalie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/26/2012 12:47:00 PM
    congrats Natalie on an outstanding win with this touching write.. wonderful title depicting theme amd content luv...

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 7:07:00 PM
    An interesting write Natalie, we are the makers of our own destiny, so much we can do to change our fate, congrats. on your special winning poetry, love,vie

  1. Date: 2/25/2012 6:54:00 PM
    Good advise and great storytelling here! Congrad's on your win Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 10:57:00 AM
    Hey Nat nice entry sent it through spell check for a buff and polish..I picked up this one for you ;)[I know you can go on…you can get a/// nw //job… discover a new skill]So glad to hear your thoughts! Light & Love Always

  1. Date: 1/3/2012 8:08:00 AM
    beautiful femenist song