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Are You For Real

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Are You For Real

The nerve you have to assume
Like calling your dog to heel
You can just command me home
Tell me this are you for real

Ok so I am not getting your respect
I can’t take you back to the family
Neither have you shown any regret
They all think from you I should flee

In this relationship I was the one to spend
You said come home yet no offer for fare
Now my precious emotions are all spent
There is nothing left to salvage here

I am not the remnant of your conscience
I won’t be the recipient of your spiked dream 
I am not the dog you taught obedience
To run in attendance to your dry scheme


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  1. Date: 7/25/2012 5:27:00 PM

    great write Joy you are great at expressing yourself,love your positive mind,strong black woman

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 9:53:00 PM

    Vow, girl, you really have a way with words.

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 7/23/2012 5:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Just my feelings poured out into words!
    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 7/23/2012 5:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Tnx Sher!
  1. Date: 5/6/2012 4:53:00 AM

    Joy, now that's telling em'..love it....David

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 8:13:00 PM

    so this is how it was? even here i see both at fault.

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/5/2012 8:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    There is a lot more than meets the eye my friend...be careful how you judge.
    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/5/2012 8:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    OK John, you just told me something about you.
  1. Date: 5/4/2012 7:48:00 PM

    You tell em darlin. We're grown and don't need to be told when to come home. With a ring you can ask but fella we're looking for an equal not another father right Joy. Well thought out and well said. May the Father bless you with an adult man. TLee

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/5/2012 8:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Girl you made me giggle...thanks, so true though, we need a loving man not a father or more so a dictator.
  1. Date: 5/4/2012 5:03:00 PM

    I like this poem Joy, very well done. - oxox love Anne-Lise

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/5/2012 8:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Anne Lise, love to you too.
  1. Date: 5/2/2012 7:31:00 PM

    Hi Joy! :) Loved this one! We all deserve tender love and to be treated with love and respect. Hugs, Catie :)

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/3/2012 7:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    One love and blessings Catie!
  1. Date: 5/2/2012 6:18:00 PM

    Well written fear friend Joy,harsh reality,thank you for this ,very emotional words,your poem,Ivy

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/3/2012 7:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ivy...the name of my oldest sister. Thanks for reading me..blessings
  1. Date: 5/2/2012 3:43:00 PM

    oooohwee! But powerful, for realizing mistreatment. Well penned, love the ending!

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 5/2/2012 3:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Tenx Scribe!