Mil57Man

DUMB

I remember a girl from the slums who's life was really humdrum, to peer pressure she would succumb so her friends started calling her DUMB.

They said, she would always live in the slums, the men she date would be scum, only a house full of babies would come and all her kids would grow up to be bums.

Saying such awful things to keep her under their thumbs, only she didn't march to the beat of their drums, for she knew she had control of her outcome.

Well, years passed and she did overcome,and no longer under their thumbs nor do she live in the slums because she has a very hefty income.

Now their eating her crumbs and want to call her chum... Now Who's Dumb.

 

Comments5

  • AmateurSomeone

    A strong message told with humour and a solid rhythm, very good piece of work!

    • Mil57Man

      Thank you much Amateur Someone. I like to write messages.

    • GON

      Cute rhyming

      • Mil57Man

        Thank you GON I love the rhyme.

      • willyweed

        good rhyme scheme gives one a good feeling. ww

        • Mil57Man

          Thank you willyweed. I love the rhyme and try to rhyme every time.

        • minak

          wonderful!

          • Mil57Man

            Thank you much minak.

          • Poetic Dan

            Ha first and last, you've got me hooked thank you for sharing your awesome thoughts!



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