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Swollen Pride

Freddie Robinson Jr. Avatar Freddie Robinson Jr. - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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Swollen Pride


My big mouth
earned me a black eye
When I got into a foolish fight,
in the school cafeteria,
over a disputed last piece of pie
Came home and tried to hide
behind dark sunglasses
To my parents, I uncharacteristically lied
Such is the fate I suffer now,
puffed up with swollen pride

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 4/4/2017 5:29:00 PM
Hi Freddie! This poem clearly shows that at a young age we are less diplomatic in what we say and do:) I hope you are keeping well. Regards // paul
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Date: 3/31/2017 8:22:00 PM
Was the slice of pie worth it, that's what I want to know. :) Nice one Freddie.
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