Friday, July 24, 2009


She and I don't get along.
I avoid her.
The girl whispering nasty hush-hushes about you.
The one that thinks you do not see.
That's her.

I pick her last.
The lazy kid with 2 left feet.
Squinting at you for kickball choosing teams.

She finds me unexpectedly.
When I am tired.
Her fingers stroke my lashes.

I like your cousin better.
To me, she's always had better hair.

Your name never quick off my tongue.
I take.
Then rearrange only to take some more.


But Anger?
Considered awefully inopportune by most.
And socially illegitimate by many.
Sometimes it feels good to meet you face to face.

A spade a spade.

Good hair really is overrated.


April said...

You've got a standing ovation from me this morning! Bravo, my friend...BRAVO!

♥Aubrey said...

Great post!!!

JennyMac said...

Excellent writing! And tell me good hair is not over-rated. LOL.

Kacey R. said...

Me & Anger have been hanging out a little ths week. She arrived uninvited. I don't like her so much and I'm ready for her to move on.

Enough about me - I LOVE this post. And your way with words always makes me smile. {{HUGS}}

Stella Blue said...

Just the same as Kacey, Anger made an unexpected visit to me. She brought a lot of stuff. Finally after I'd given her dinner and a night in my soul I said, I'm sorry you'll need to please leave, you are no longer welcome. I too love your words and how they dance on the page and in my heart. Are reunion has done more for me than you'll ever know!

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