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There is a point at which "constructive criticism" becomes Destructive.

Everything is my fault,
No matter what it is.
The T.V.'s broke, we're out of Coke,
The car is on the fritz.

You don't like the way I dress,
The way I wear my hair.
If there is so much wrong with me,
Why should you even care.

What goes on inside my head,
You haven't got a clue;
But you criticize my every thought,
As though you really knew.

You put me down, you call me names,
You gripe, you cuss, you swear;
But if I point out your mistakes,
Oh No! How could I dare!

If I don't express myself,
Exactly as you would,
You correct me instantly,
And you get me good.

There's nothing I can do that's right.
I don't know why you stay.
The day that I met you, My Love,
Was my lucky day.

Instruct, admonish and correct,
All that I say and do.
Without you I'd think all was well.
I'm lucky I've got you.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 12/1/2018 9:47:00 AM
Excellent verse about this person whom we ALL know at one point or other in our lives!!!
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Judy Ball
Date: 12/11/2018 6:41:00 AM
Thank you so much Andrea. God Bless, JB
Date: 11/27/2018 8:58:00 PM
I agree! Nobody should have to feel that way. <3 Your poem says it well!
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Judy Ball
Date: 11/30/2018 2:16:00 PM
Thanks so much Kim. Glad you like it. God Bless, JB
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Judy Ball
Date: 11/30/2018 2:16:00 PM
Thanks so much Kim. Glad you like it. God Bless, JB