Tepid

quick to judge

regardless of circumstance or afflictions

you paint  yourself in golden hues

conveniently ignoring your own vices & addictions

you misrepresent yourself, a hero

but your stories are all fictions

you don’t really stand for anything

with your tepid bathwater convictions

~Melanie Blackwell

12 Comments

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12 responses to “Tepid

  1. Heartafire

    who pray tell?

  2. Especially love that last line! Excellent poem. 🙂

  3. Miranda Stone

    Great poetic commentary on hypocrisy. Well done, Melanie!

  4. bgbowers

    Cutting. “You misrepresent yourself” – this is such a profound line on many levels. I see this a lot and it bugs the s***t out of me – lol 🙂

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