If I

If I smiled more in a morning, laughed more in a day,
If I wore more lipstick for you, would you have asked me to stay?
If I wore nicer clothes, wore my hair up a bit more,
If I learned to cook better, if it wasn't that I'm poor?
If I wanted to go out dancing, or tried to like new things,
If I stopped talking about video games and started talking about kings,
I keep asking myself what if? What if I wasn't me?
Would you love me like you used to, or would there be no 'we'?

Poetry by Melissa Ormond
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Written on 2019-02-18 at 01:18

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France England
Such poetic wisdom in the eyes and heart of a great author held captive by a forever clear blue sky. Beyond lady luck is the ability to see that diamond in the rough and self satisfaction being the tattoo you wear so well. Great write! Bravo.

ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
A VERY good work! As always, Melissa, you express your self so well, as always you do.
Ken D

I love poems that ask questions! And Joe is right about the natural rhythms. Natural and very secure. Excellent.

josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
Great construction and rhyming while keeping the phrases natural. The first time I read this I missed the rhyming and rhythm for that reason. Well done!