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Don't Get Me Wrong

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Don't Get Me Wrong

Attempt to pressure me
“When will you have a child?”
This question
Always never makes me smile
I want one..
Don't get me wrong
There's more for me in life
I'm finding where I belong

That rejected look
I'm not defective
Taking my time
Have fun playing detective

I've made the mistake
Turned my living room into judge Judy
I've learned, I withdraw
Far from perfect, who am I to decide?
There's so much I never hear, 
Wish I never saw
I don't listen to what people say
I watch what people do
It's true.. actions yell
Like thunder from the clouds
When I do something right, 
I can hear my relative angels proud

Raised with truth that I could make a difference
Here I am trying to live in my grandpas shoes
But going to college, get the degree, work for a CEO
Wrong size for me, don't care how many battles I lose
It's how you do better, raise yourself up
Practice makes perfect
Untying knots, finding pollutions
Traveling life, it's so abrupt. 

There's no shield for life
No knight in shining armor
Rather be the solution 
Skip by Walmart, 
Pay the farmer

When I tuck myself in
I sleep well, I dream
Happiness comes from within
If what I do is so evil, 
Just know I'm content with living in sin. 











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  1. Date: 4/26/2013 12:23:00 PM

    'bout to go down the Mississippi this wkend in Wisconsin w/Ma....go to a Mennonite Farmer friend I've known for years....git me some raw goat-milk! mmmmm! loved your story! have a great wkend, Sharon! jumbo

    Morken Avatar Sharon Morken Date: 4/30/2013 12:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Jumbo! Gotta think things will get better soon yeah? Cheers, Sharon
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 4:51:00 AM

    I enjoy your words in the silence, when I see no comments I ponder violence, A long journey, you seem to be expecting, I wonder if applications, you are accepting, that temptation could lead to defiance I read your words once, twice thrice, wondering ig I'm of macho men or mice, the chemical romance not a romance at, But I found a glass slipper at the ball, now my search for cinderella leads back to vice A shadow only remains where there's light, your words are sunshine on a dark night

    Morken Avatar Sharon Morken Date: 4/30/2013 12:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Very creative! I like :) Keep going! Cheers, Sharon
    Shadowremains Avatar The Shadowremains Date: 4/25/2013 5:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i have to finish and retreat, this is my first comment, with the counter I compete, The obvious close is please continue to write. Or how about just, nice poemS.
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 6:07:00 AM

    Very nice poem. Enjoyed the read.

    Morken Avatar Sharon Morken Date: 4/30/2013 12:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Matthew ;) Cheers, Sharon