Outside the Lines

paint girl

I’ve spent a lifetime
trying to color within
the lines, yet knowing
I’m an outside -of-the-line gal.

I did not do well
at fitting in
being popular
never elected queen
of this or that.

Many people have
disapproved of things
I’ve said and done
which tells me that
I’m better at coloring
outside of the lines
than I thought.

There is a price to pay
but I wouldn’t want it
any other way.

10 comments

  1. Hey! You have some real friends here too Pat! ‘Birds of a feather’ and all that. You win some and you loose some. The ones you win, you always wanted anyway. And the ones you loose, you’d just as well not want to know them. So it’s all good :O)

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