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So the Weather

Funny how people do things they shouldn’t
Just because they think no one’s watching.
Unlike others I always see them happen.
Doesn’t matter if you’re a secret liar
Because gossip and lies spread like wildfire.
Unlike others I always hear it last.
When word gets out you deny and lie
And lie and lie.
You’ll say “I didn’t mean it”
Or “She said it not me”.
Unlike others I know true from false.

But there is another way.
My solution to the gossip equation is
The weather.
It might sound stupid or worthless
But when you’re stuck in a dialogue
Full of she dids and he saids, and she saws and lies
And lies and lies
Just say this simple phrase:
“So, the weather”

It’s a win- win
Better than trying to sin
By stabbing your friends in the back.
Unlike others I know you’ll get caught red-handed.
Even if they look at you crazy
When you talk about the rain density
Keep talking.
Unlike others I know you’ll benefit from it.


Now you know the other way.
The solution to the gossip equation is
The weather.
It might sound stupid or worthless
But when you’re stuck in a dialogue
Full of she dids and he saids, and she saws and lies
And lies and lies and lies and lies
Just say this simple phrase:
“So, the weather”

Don’t lie, just try
To fit in another way
You’ll see, and be
The better one of them

So, The Weather.
So, The Weather.
So, The Weather.
So, The Weather!

When pressure ways you down
And you wanna give in and drown
Just say this simple phrase
And you’ll be amazed.
Just say this simple phrase
And you’ll be amazed.
“So, the weather”





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cayaTW This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 26, 2012 at 6:37 pm
okay, i love how this is a poem and a story at he same time.  it's also a lesson.  i think i'm going o try it out. 
 
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