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Going Nowhere

I am usually nonconfrontational
 My comebacks take place in my mind
 But do not take my kindness for weakness
 Or you may come to find

 A roaring tigress underneath
 Strong and sure of myself
 And you can't take what I don't want to give you
 Including my strong sense of self

 Don't think because I am quiet
 That I have nothing to say
 Don't try to throw me under the bus
 Or try and make me go away

 For I am not going anywhere
 And indefinately I am here to stay
 No matter how hard you try and push me out
 Resign yourself to seeing my face

 Because though you think I am not on your level
 I am far from stupid you see
 And even though you smile in my face
 I know all you do and say about me

 So go ahead, say what you want about me
 Call me all the names you can think of
 It really matters naught what your opinion is
 Only my Father God

 If He Loves as He says He does
 And I know it to be true
 The malice you cast in my direction
 Entertaining it makes me the fool

 And life is too short to confront you anyway
 And truly I just do not care
 For I am not passing though this life alone
 And He and I ain't going nowhere
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Submitted on August 29, 2013

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