Have I not been good enough…!?! What else must I do!?!
What else possibly can I do to show you that I’m true?
Have I not paid the rent and mastered the utility bills?
Have I not furnished the house, and even added frills?
Haven’t I taken care of the children’s school supplies?
Provided food, clothing and shelter – and told you no lies?
Have I not been steadfast, and persisted for better or worse?
Have I not looked out for you and yours and didn’t once curse?
Have I not assisted with the chores: washing, cooking or cleaning?
Have I not frequently showed you appreciation with meaning?
Have I not comforted, listened, encouraged and shown love daily?
Have I not made wise decisions and guided the family wholly?
Have I not been true to my words through evidence by actions?
Have I not been trustworthy in all relations and transactions?
If your answer is YES, why all this stress; why, no rest?
Tell me, how can I possibly do better than my absolute best?
By: Dion O. Penville
Copyright © Dion Penville | Year Posted 2019
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