We Try So Hard


We try so hard
to be correct,
But I wonder who decides
what is correct
or perfect.

Why do I think
I have to conform
to what has been decided
by someone I don’t even know.

I am simply who I have become
while trying,
and yet I still am not
or correct.

Does anyone really mind,
and do I really mind if they do.

Certainly not.

So why do I still try so hard
to be something I don’t really care about.
Why do we try so hard?

©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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2 Responses to We Try So Hard

  1. hernibs says:

    Thanks sis! 😉 As are you, because we just keep trying, right?


  2. Good point! But you are wonderful so whatever you are trying works very well!



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