ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

When Life Is Off Balance

Updated on February 2, 2012

I Don't Hear A Thing

I close my eyes and I am afraid to look

I cover my ears and don't want to hear

Don't tell me no more I don't want to listen

My life is like a bicycle wheel that keeps hitting the rim

Warped and wiggling back like crazy

How do I fix it when I don't have the time

Do I just accept it and face the facts and say that is the way life is

Everyone has felt like this one time or another in their life

But they don't make it a habit

They try to forget it as fast as they can

Move on or slowly change our ways

Which is far from easy

It can be done with some effort

Remember when your sink clogged

If your like me and don't run out to call a plumber

I wondered what could be the cause ?

Asked questions to other people who might know

Tried to fix it with a friends advice

Later called the friend for more help

Then problem solved

One hundred and fifty dollars richer

Because I didn't have the money anyway

So all I am asking is try

See what we can do

If that is not an option see what we have to do for now

Keep asking for help until you are able to fix the problem

Next time you will have learned how to do it better not always the best

One step in the right direction

Now I have to see why my bathroom sink isn't draining

I have a few thoughts but they are only guesses

I will get back to you with the results

Hoping for the best and can't wait to see all my troubles go down the drain

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Dim Flaxenwick The small businessman will be called for the bigger projects that come later.For now a few simple repairs and good as new.Thanx for reading.

    • Dim Flaxenwick profile image

      Dim Flaxenwick 

      6 years ago from Great Britain

      Good thinking. If we all try to fix our on stuff, and get better an better at it. We could save a fortune.

      Oh, wouldn´t want to put the small, honest businessman out of business, though. Must be room for compromise, here.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      raciniwa Well I cleared everything out from under the sink and you can remove a plastic cap under the pipe.It collects hair and can slow the drain.Make sure you have bucket to catch the little bit of water in the drain pipe.There were some hairs and then I put it back on and tried the baking soda and vinegar to clean the rest of the drain I can not see.So far so good.Thanx for asking.Has this ever happened to you?Have a great day.

    • raciniwa profile image

      raciniwa 

      6 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      i'll wait for the results...

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Apostle Jack God knows I tried my best and the problem is solved.I can go on and now I have been able to fix a problem and now live and appreciate the water as well as the drain that takes the water away.There is a purpose in everything.We just have to watch the way the water flows or doesn't flow in this case.Thanx so much.

    • Apostle Jack profile image

      Apostle Jack 

      6 years ago from Atlanta Ga

      Take it as it come,and call it like you see it,and that way you will never be disappointed and caught-up in the mix of life. Many blessings my friend.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Deborah Brooks I learned how to make a bigger mess so far.I am using a remedy my mother told me years ago.Put a cup of baking soda and then pour white vinegar down the drain.Wait five minutes and then pour hot water down for three to four minutes.The baking soda will foam up it's o.k.It makes the drain smell nice.Thanx so much.

    • Deborah Brooks profile image

      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Hope your bathroom sink got fixed..great poem... Have a great day.. voted up

      debbie

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)