Advice

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

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Advice

 

Don’t stand there in front of me

and say what I should do;

there’s many things that you don’t know -

you have not got a clue.

 

Don’t offer me your advice

until you’ve lived inside my shoes,

for all you do is break me more

with those miscalculated views.

 

There are some things I’d never say,

some things kept buried deep;

so if you have suggestions

please, to yourself just them keep.

 

My life's a convoluted mess,

my emotions even worse;

self-confidence is torn to shreds

and advice becomes a curse.


Submitted: January 07, 2021

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Mike S.

yep, people are full of advice as to what you should do, excellent, Hull

Thu, January 7th, 2021 7:31pm

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And none of them have a clue. Thanks for reading, Mike.

Fri, January 8th, 2021 9:19am

Craig Davison

I concur, Hullabaloo Nicely stated. I don't bother listening anymore, which is why live with cats. They don't proffer advice and they don't lie to me.

Thu, January 7th, 2021 9:57pm

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Absolutely. They don't bother with pretences of any kind. I think you and I have a lot in common.
Thanks for reading.

Fri, January 8th, 2021 9:17am

ratwood2

I couldn't agree with you more on this.

Fri, January 8th, 2021 4:20pm

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Thanks for reading and commenting, ratwood2.

Fri, January 8th, 2021 9:06am

Grace 96-M

Uh huh they don't know the whole thing or even care to but they have 'advice'...good read Hull!!!!

Sat, January 9th, 2021 5:00pm

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Yep. Thanks so much for understanding, Grace, and for reading too.

Sun, January 10th, 2021 10:44am

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