Purple's Platitudes

nothing but words …

oversimplified

25 April 2014

 

 

“Find the joy” advice oversimplified,

angers me because of all that it implies.

Have you heard anything that I have said?

You dismiss my feelings, philosophize instead,

dangling epigrams, wisdom you employ –

find the joy.

 

Imperatives don’t take into account,

the vagaries of my despair and doubt,

thoughts and feelings I wrestle with each day,

just wave a magic wand and it’s okay.

Don’t patronize me like a little boy,

find the joy.

 

 

Advertisements

25 April, 2014 - Posted by | Poetry |

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: