Her friend agreed. "The world’s not fair." And continued perfecting her face and her hair.
I’m not all that observant. I’m always missing stuff. When did that silent ‘not’ slip in In front of ‘good enough’? You did your best? That’s ... good enough. You got an A? That’s ... good enough. You’re tired today? And feeling rough? Your life is tough? You’re ... good enough. It’s poisonous, that little [...]
Bit ‘ot! Sweat and swelter. Seeking shade, enter shelter, Through to garden, seeking breeze. Not a leaf moves on the trees. Still too hot, can’t get by Me so sweaty, grass so dry. Should enjoy it, but I’m not Sorry, but it’s too damned hot, Too damned hot to wear this thing Sweaty, tight annoying [...]
Down on the farm, there are two kinds of mouse. One is the smart sort that lives in a house; The other, though rougher, tougher and poor Lives only and always outside the front door. The field mice can play out all day in the hay. ‘Til one day a cat comes to chase them [...]
I’m not a bit important; I know that much is true. There aren’t that many people Who care much what I do. I’m not, nor have I ever been, President of anything. I cannot trace my lineage Back as far as any king. I do not know celebrity. I’ve never been on the TV. I’m [...]