Home   Home

Look at me now

by Dave Fitzgerald

Look at me now.
Look what I'm not.
Look what I was.
I was shit-hot.
Sharp as a knife.
Keen as they come.
Look at me now.
What have I done?

12/10/2008

Author's Note: I think this will get longer the more I fail.

Posted on 12/10/2008
Copyright © 2019 Dave Fitzgerald

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Alison McKenzie on 12/10/08 at 07:36 AM

The only redemption is the lesson.

Posted by Gabriel Ricard on 12/10/08 at 05:49 PM

Though I do hope you don't fail (I'm assuming in life), I will say yes to more stuff like this. Very quick, very sharp wit.

Posted by Laura Doom on 12/10/08 at 07:46 PM

So, what is it you've done? That's got to be some shit worth telling :> Nice twist on the hot knives (through butter) theme...

Posted by Nanette Bellman on 12/11/08 at 04:46 PM

very quick, clever, and sharp Dave. like it alot. oh, and i hope you succeed....

Posted by Scott Utley on 01/11/09 at 12:57 AM

May I have your permission to recite this poem to my face in the mirror?

Posted by Glenn Currier on 07/13/09 at 01:20 PM

I can relate. Just the other night I tried to express the pain accompanying feelings of inadequacy and it fill on deaf ears - worse - it was rejected and judged. It actually helps me to read it here. Thanks for the honesty and the gift of this poem.

Return to the Previous Page
 

pathetic.org Version 7.3.2 May 2004 Terms and Conditions of Use 0 member(s) and 2 visitor(s) online
All works Copyright © 2019 their respective authors. Page Generated In 0 Second(s)