Poetry by Jeff Green



by cricketjeff on August 24, 2008.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

When others fall in love you end up hurt
There seems to be a rule that you must lose
The finest sentiments will all divert
Your feelings just a mat for life to use

Despite the best intentions in your heart
You cannot be allowed to live in peace
Recrimination seems to be an art
That other people practice without cease

When jealousy determines all their acts
The folk you see as friends can turn aside
They never want to gather all the facts
Just want to stick a skewer in your hide

I’m feeling rather bitter now and bruised
The best that I can do has been abused.