When People Say

When People Say short poem

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When people say that you don’t care
What they really mean is you don’t agree
To all that they want you to be
That you have unashamedly left
The squares and pegs on the high shelf
To do exactly what you please

When people say that you have changed
What it really means is that they never saw your complexity
And you did not pass their exam
Pray who has the answer key?
That the demand to be uni-layered
Was not met with
So you disappoint
And move on!

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Mukti Shah

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A Clinical Psychologist, Facilitator, Baker and Candlestick maker! Love to write. My career is based on the spoken word. I use words to connect, heal, create insight, facilitate growth and evoke laughter.Words twirl and curtsy, They do as you say. Accurate and reliable, They don’t betray! Cheers!
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Nadeem Qazilbash
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I cant say that enough – when 50 million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing

Sushi
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good one!

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