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Good old catch 22
Darned if you donít,
Darned if you do.
And the person at the bottom
Of your list, is you.
Tossed to and fro
By the perspectives of others
Influenced by friends, mothers, and lovers,
And clandestine enemies
Hid in deep cover.
Some claim that they just
Want the best for you,
But you can bet that thereís
Something for them in it too.
Who can you trust
Who wonít play you for a fool.
Use you and abuse you
Then toss you aside like a tool.
Trying to please people is a daunting task
I know all about it
I donít have to ask
What it feels like to be
In the midst of a choice
Unable to recognize my own voice.
Take this word of advice,
And never doubt;
Be true to yourself,
The rest will work itself out.


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The following comments are for "CATCH 22"
by MuddyBraun

Nice! It's said that the number one fear, just before public speaking, is 'The Fear of being conned.' Well written exploration of that fear with a nice resove on the end. Indeed- trust yourself even as you , or not, trust others.
Bless you

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: July 18, 2009 )

22/22 Vision
Life on the edge! Beware of spies, lies, and thieves!

( Posted by: TheTesticularPrancer [Member] On: July 24, 2009 )

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