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You're Not Perfect

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Below is the poem entitled You're Not Perfect which was written by poet Chula Fleming. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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You're Not Perfect

I never said that I was perfect,
Though it may have been assumed.
I never told you I'd be an easy match
Or stay interested in you.
I never said I'd cook and clean
Or cling closely to your side.
I never told you that I'd always match
Your unsteady gait stride for stride. 
I never said how much I needed you
Nor can I live without your touch,
Though you tug and pull and punish me
With guilty pleas I hate so much.
I never said that I am perfect;
Just another soul on my own path
Looking for my own answers,
Hoping for true love that lasts.
Tough to hear, but you're not perfect.
So let's just call it even.
No sense to whine, and cry and pout,
Let's just kiss and stop the grievin'.

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  1. Date: 11/23/2012 5:00:00 PM
    Love certainly isn't easy! Light & Love

    Fleming Avatar Chula Fleming
    Date: 3/24/2014 5:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi, Debbie. Thanks for taking the time to read my poem. I obviously haven't been on the site in a while. lol! Been going to school full time, not much time to write poetry. I miss checking out all the poems. You guys rock!!
  1. Date: 11/3/2012 7:58:00 AM
    nice write Chula

    Fleming Avatar Chula Fleming
    Date: 11/3/2012 8:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi, Joseph. Thanks for reading my poem. I appreciate your feedback. Have an awesome weekend!