Me vs I
Me to I….
Untamed are your ways; unrestricted your approach
Within your space no others tread; of your verbal assaults you have no reproach
Bitterness you hold on to; from anger your heart takes no respite
You tarnish this gem; sullying its different facets
In wisdom you must walk; with understanding you must see
With calmness relay your response; your emotions inhibit aptly
I to Me….
You speak as if royalty, with five dollar words you want to coach
Forgetting where you came from; not caring if upon my dignity you encroach
What would you have learned had I not carried the anger of regret upon my palate
You only have facets because I carved them with blood flowing scarlet
Parts of me you look down on and you wish that I be set free
Just remember dear “gem,” you would not be the diamond you are had it not been for me
Learn from your past and grow from it, let it mold you; never let it break who you are inside.
F. J. Thomas