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Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Voices (A Poem)

They tell me what to do and I listen, Taking turns to impart their wisdom. Calculating, methodical, completely anachronical, Pushing me to color outside the lines, To embrace anarchy and rebel. Walking the halls of memory, I can hear them all clearly, The voices of those whom I lost, Jimminy Crickets, In my head, Pulling […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

The Lost Art of Asking and Answering Questions Effectively

We all have pet peeves. As an introvert, mine is asking a binary answer question and getting anything but a simple yes or no answer. Why must people unload on me their entire thought process or worse, answer my question with another one. Ugh! Yes or no. Yes or no! I didn’t ask for your […]

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Mrs Enginerd Poetry

You Are…

Rude, inconsiderate, unkind and uncouth. Completely amoral, unhinged and unrelenting. There is nothing redeeming or charming about your personality which makes me wonder why I cared so much about you to begin with. Was it me? My naiveté? Or was it you and your joie de vivre which confused me. For such an apathetic demeanor […]

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Mrs Enginerd Poetry

A Loss For Words

I wish I could say that I’ve missed you, That the days passed by without the thought of you, That no one has mentioned your name, Or asked me how you were doing. I wish I could say that I need you, Like the air I need to breath, But since I can’t see you, […]