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Author Name: Freewritelady 10 Comments
Date Added: April 29, 2005 13:04:04 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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My Street

You should live on my street,
it's the same thing everyday;
listen to them chatter,
in other's lives they like to play.

They carry their petty tales,
from one house to the next;
never caring who they injur,
or who's reputation they have hexxed.

There's a girl in 204,
and a man in 226;
the street  has gossip turning her
into his bag of private tricks.

The woman in 217,
who works both day and night,
they have her pegged as crazy,
but they do not know her plight.

They sling their labels,
and cast their stones,
I dare say it's because,
they've no lives of their own.

Me, I couldn't care less what they say,
they do not know my heart.
They haven't lived my life for me,
and wouldn't know where to start.

So let them wag their tongues and tails,
say whatever comes to mind.
I know who I am and what I'm not,
God forgive them for being unkind.

Author's Notes:
Just thinking about people who toss words around and label, when they really have no clue about someone. Don't know their life or anything about them. And yet don't hesitate to pass judement, or form instant opinions that they eagerly share with anyone who will listen...Nosey neighbors...
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAngel on November 27, 2005 12:42:49 PM Report
Gossips nothing better to do. W ehave a few in the our street but i make small talk and close the door better this way not much to gossip you on then lol.

Wonderful write

Love Angelxx
Comment By: ModeratorHenry M. on May 9, 2005 12:57:58 PM Report
Excellent Barbie, gossip is so callous and hurtful, people should look at themselves before slinging mud at others. Henry
Comment By: FreeSavanahB on May 2, 2005 12:26:40 AM Report
I've lived here for fifteen years and I don't even know my neighbor's names. I hope they're talking about me....it's probably more exciting than my real life anyway! ROFL I could care less about what other folks do or their opinion of me...they don't pay my bills. I have my friends and my family and I am content with them. Great write, barbie. Spank 'em and make 'em pay attention! - Jude
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on April 29, 2005 08:58:56 PM Report
It's the world of gossip, the world of desperate housewives! Great write Barbie, Joe
Comment By: FreeSamantha Firefly on April 29, 2005 03:15:45 PM Report
Good write. I think those nosey neighbours are bored and unable to live their own lives. I wouldn't like to be in their place.
Samantha.
Comment By: FreeGlata on April 29, 2005 02:50:46 PM Report
Sweetheart...I've been pegged, labeled and sewn up by people that didn't have a clue! This is FABULOUS! and you nailed it perfectly! don't be so fast to judge if you don't know what a person's life is TRULY like! Sister, I LOVE you!
Hugs, and wow....you go girl!
Glata
Comment By: FreeMary on April 29, 2005 02:44:26 PM Report
nicely penned good job hope u read some of mine.very nice write.the moto dont judge a book by its cover!nice job.ur friend ~*~**MARYANN~*~**
Comment By: FreeSummer22 on April 29, 2005 02:31:38 PM Report
Loved the set up, it's kind of similar to something I've wrote, so i understand how you would think of the idea. People who make up things about other's are just foul!
Great Write!!!!
Comment By: Freebloodtear on April 29, 2005 02:05:01 PM Report
great meaning to this. this situation is so familiar to me, my last school was like this. excellent write!
~clare~
Comment By: Freetom on April 29, 2005 01:36:03 PM Report
your poem speaks the truth Great poem
hugs kisses
tom




 


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