why i f***

By FadedBlues

because i was put on the earth for a reason, and i don't know
what that reason is, so i choose this as the reason.

because i thought that almost everyone did it better than me,
when in fact i do it better than anyone.

because my teachers abhorred it, and my parents...o my god,
don't even get me started on them!

because no one ever took me in and showed me that there was
something beyond this.

because it falls easily into the scheme of things.

because it is not taxable, nor governed by any religious or political

because it requires no exhaustive training, nor any degree of
scholastic achievement.

because it is a flaw of nature, and i have no quarrel with nature.

because i can.

because it's all i've ever done.

and these are the reasons why i fail.


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Copyright 2012 FadedBlues
Published on Monday, July 2, 2012.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • carlosjackal On Thursday, April 26, 2018, carlosjackal (2574)By person wrote:

    Absolutely amazing work.

  • Alchemist On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Alchemist (860)By person wrote:

    I love the pun of the title and the work is just a beautiful list of life's rollercoaster ride.

  • Lee Lost Love On Saturday, March 2, 2013, Lee Lost Love (10)By person wrote:

    The smallest little half smile played upon my lips at the last line. Though it was small it contained much amusement. Thanks a lot for the write...

  • Devilish On Saturday, July 7, 2012, Devilish (3758)By person wrote:

    I don't know how I missed this one. I suppose it's safe to say that why we do anything is being inhuman and all human. differentiating the two is the question. much love to you sir. Scholar

  • CaseyAnthonyAddict On Saturday, July 7, 2012, CaseyAnthonyAddict (24)By person wrote:

    Oh my god I wish I could favorite this. Whose d** do I gotta s** to get a membership. SO I can follow you like an animal.

  • CaseyAnthonyAddict On Saturday, July 7, 2012, CaseyAnthonyAddict (24)By person wrote:

    This post was administratively removed by Six-Out

  • Six-Out On Saturday, July 7, 2012, Six-Out (1481)By person wrote:

    While you may not agree with something that's said, let's try to keep it respectful between members. Thanks.

  • Ortolan On Thursday, July 5, 2012, Ortolan (260)By person wrote:

    Yes, it could be about either.What a perplexity, that surprise ending, I like it.

  • Magdalena On Wednesday, July 4, 2012, Magdalena (784)By person wrote:

    You fail in other peoples eyes or your own. People are quick to point out another's failings which are more a learning curve than a failing, we would not evolve or grow without them. I am always hardest on myself.... A great write blues.

  • FadedBlues On Monday, July 2, 2012, FadedBlues (2938)By person wrote:

    Poets & Friends, your expressions fill me with so much joy. I've had my ups & downs in life like everyone, too many to list in this small box (altho I've seen it expand at times like a swollen ego.)...

  • Nehema On Monday, July 2, 2012, Nehema (1257)By person wrote:

    I love reading you... I can't imagine you feeling like a failure, your words ring of so much truth and understanding. You never fail me - XXOO Scholar

  • dwells On Monday, July 2, 2012, dwells (5703)By person wrote:

    Perhaps we write for only ourselves and not the accolades of others, because write we must, if only on a cave wall with colored rocks. Not sure I nalied it but that was my impression, thanks.

  • A former member wrote: Reading through your works I don't believe you fail in life. I don't believe you fail at poetry for sure as its always brilliant. The piece above is a light shinning on that fact. You don't need a man like me pointing at anything for you I'm sure, but I must ask.... is your failure not accepting your achievements? You obviously have more than most, in my eyes anyway. I only see out of mine though.

  • Corinthian On Monday, July 2, 2012, Corinthian (358)By person wrote:

    you are amazing know this ... and I log in many times to see if you have a new post .. thankyou ... you fail at being cliche and I just adore you ... although I am overly rude and judgeMENTAL as many here have claimed ... I give my calm and blessings where I wish .. and I wish you many dreams and blessings ..+

  • Invisible Girl On Monday, July 2, 2012, Invisible Girl (184)By person wrote:

    Well you certainly do not fail us at DP! I always look forward to reading your words.

  • revlis On Monday, July 2, 2012, revlis (119)By person wrote:

    tricky title :) very smooth piece

  • Serpents Lamb On Monday, July 2, 2012, Serpents Lamb (46)By person wrote:

    ive got to be honest im not sure i like this :/ the writing style is good again i just think you repeat because too often and how you wrote about fucking is a little...strange for me.

  • Amaryllis On Monday, July 2, 2012, Amaryllis (1248)By person wrote:

    It's a list poem, that's why there are so "many" because's used in it...also, it's not about fucking. Did you even read this? Scholar

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