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No Offense But...

November 25, 2019
By CycloneWinge03 BRONZE, Rixeyville, Virginia
CycloneWinge03 BRONZE, Rixeyville, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth." -Sherlock Holmes

No offense, but I've just been wondering 
How someone who has your experience 
Could fail to notice an obvious thing 
Not that you did, I'm only curious 
I guess I'm really just too sensitive 
Or, you know, I cannot just take a joke 
I don't know why I'm being negative 
My buttons are just this easy to poke 
You know, I'm still me, if that's an issue 
I know you did your best with what you had 
Life just sucks sometimes, so I'll pray for you 
I guess I'm not perfect enough, my bad 
I know you did it all because you care 
I'm not mad, I'm just saying life's not fair 

The author's comments:

I've always received a lot of passive-aggressive remarks regarding my art, my taste in music and clothing, and my sexual orientation. I decided I was tired of hearing them and chose to write a poem which, pretty much, directed everything back at those who found something to criticize about my lifestyle.

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