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Pots and Frogs

Of course it happened, I should have known
For I've been taught since before I was grown
And yet I diminish myself and my past
By rash decisions that promise, but flee fast
And throughout the circles we prideful may go
Our egos fade slowly in the wet Texan snow
Egos that once were humility and peace
This heart rough as scales once as soft as pink fleece 
And still tender beneath the hard seeming shell
Her face doth bestow a deceiving lil spell
They think she's happy and she's done no wrong
But they've never heard her voice break in song
Nor seen the evidence of a betrayal wrongly done
Not noticed the fabric even under the sun
Smile she will but on the inside dare not
She cannot hope to do what others think they ought
She's been there before and boiled that day
Like the frog in the pan, who couldn't get away

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  1. Date: 10/30/2013 1:15:00 PM
    Juli, . Love the win *Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 8:58:00 PM
    Hi Juli, another nice sweet win... , well done, congratulations in the Let's be Open contest... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 8:06:00 PM
    Creative and fun. The imagery takes the reader into a world of imagination and uniqueness. good job

  1. Date: 5/28/2013 12:27:00 PM
    Enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 10:53:00 AM
    wow, great imagery and this one is deep and quite interesting. I really enjoyed the read!

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 4:25:00 AM
    loved your write. thanks for sharing