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Too Pretty to Frown

Updated on August 4, 2014
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I lied,

I cheated,

I said, "I love you",

but I didn't feel it.


I'm a rolling stone

like my Daddy,

I even drive Momma crazy.


I'm no good at all.

I'm pitiful.

I smile, but I'm not happy.

I'm just too pretty to frown.


I like vodka, rum, and whisky.

Drinking water just plain kills me.

I've got a cold heart and a hot, hot body.

Someone should really stop me.


I'm a lost soul

like my Daddy.

Momma can't even tame me.

I'm not good at all.


I'm pitiful.

I smile, but I'm not happy.

I'm just too pretty to frown.


I don't find beauty in the colors of the wind.

I like the pain that I'm always holding in.

Misery is my most loyal friend.

He visits me again and again and again...


We're inseparable.


Daddy would be so proud...

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    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      : ) Thanks a lot!

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 

      4 years ago from Lagos

      Sad! Sad!! Sad!!!

      really interesting and the flow of words very touching. your writing is excellently distinctive and awesome.

      about your poem, yeah, we have all been there. but maybe u did it more. Lol

      good write!

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you!

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      mts1098 

      4 years ago

      If your friends hate your boy friend it seems to me that is their issue - as long as you are happy with him - cheers and nice work here...

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      I have never heard of that proverb, Harish. Thank you for commenting and teaching! : )

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      Harish Mamgain 

      4 years ago from New Delhi , India

      Ryem, here we have a proverb in Hindi that means " youth is just wild" ( jawani deewani hoti hai ) You have brought forth a perfect picture of wild ways of the youth.

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      Wow Sunny, you are so sweet! Thank you!!!

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      Sunny River 

      4 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

      What a great poem! Very powerful. I liked the rhythm and the message. It seems a very common cry, but it was so well put here.

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      Haha a martini sounds great! I appreciate your compliments, Gypsy!!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Enjoyed this. Creatively done. Love that pic. Made me thirsty for a martini.

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      Hi Chris and Eddy! It's great hearing from you both : ) So glad you liked the poem!

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      Chris Mills 

      4 years ago from Missoula, Montana through August 2018

      Ryem, A very insightful and beautiful poem. Thanks for sharing it.

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      Eiddwen 

      4 years ago from Wales

      A great poem leaving much food for thought.

      Eddy.

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you, Lisa. There's more to come!

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      Lisa VanVorst 

      4 years ago from New Jersey

      I really enjoyed this Ryem. Look forward to more.

    • Ryem profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryem 

      4 years ago from Maryland

      : ) Thank you all for stopping by and commenting!

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      Bill Holland 

      4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Interesting read, Ryem. Well done on the poem....I'm way past worrying whether my friends like my mate. :)

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Love this poem, you can't judge a book by it's cover. just because you look happy, it maybe "you are just too pretty to frown".

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      Wordlaw Ministries 

      4 years ago from Chicago

      Thanks Ryem for sharing! I see that you have a lot of advice on dating and relationships.

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