Black Poetry : The Meeting in the Middle

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  1. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Making ends meet…
    My ends haven’t been acquainted
    Just not there destiny yet.

    So broke can’t pay attention,
    Can’t rob Peter to pay Paul if I wanted to, because I’m broke not stupid, stealing will get me shot.

    My hand is itching, the left one that is…money must be coming or I need to wash them…
    Shoot! I don’t know.
    Took one job to catch up,
    Took two jobs to keep up,
    That third job I messed up- too much on my plate.

    I’m the help meet, the provider, the producer, the momma and the wife- so many shoes to fill…can I go barefoot?

    Say there is two mates, one is working, and the other is not. The working one leaves the house at 7:20 a.m. the other does not. Payday is twice a month at exactly what time will that one incoming paycheck meet up with another paycheck to make ends meet? (Man! I knew algebra was a waste of my time in high school, I still don’t know what formula to use).

    When does two ends meet?
    Definitely not in the middle, that theory doesn’t work maybe its not there destiny yet.
     
  2. Monetary

    Monetary going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Ireadastory

    These lines had me. :lol:

    You described this sad situation mixed with humor perfectly.

    :thanks: for sharing your talent with us.


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    Between that rock and a hard place. Those lines Money mentioned made me laugh also. This was a clever write poet.
     
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    i know what u mean the cost of living is up in da sky now days
     
  5. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks you guys for your comments. This piece was meant to be funny because although I could complain over my financial situations why should I? I have to have some peace somewhere in the mix. Too much going on every where else to sweat the small stuff.
     
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