Party

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Without overactiving

Certainly no drama

Intwined in the relationship

Stealth strategies

If any

Progress the conversation

So much so

Ostentation depression

Loathing and jealousy

Are never found

Just simple exchanges

Turning dialogues

Into positives

So you only think

Hey that woman

Is great to talk with

So humble

When is the next

Party with her

-Jennie Nawrocki

YOU

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You is such a broad term.

It can be singular

Or plural

So many meanings

You said: I was awful

Is a different person from

You said: I love you

The only way to know

Is context and setting

So if unsure

Ask who was meant

When you was said

-Jennie Nawrocki

Ode to Mom and Pop

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When I was going through school my greatest supporter was my mother.

She did so much to ensure I made it to college.

I was the only one of her 5 children that went and graduated from a 4 year University.

My father wasn’t in my life much but I heard that he thought I was doing well then too.

My love for them remains.

Even after I have lost everything and it is a stretch for them to find ways to be proud of me.

Neither of us likes where my life is heading.

So we argue about how to get back to some semblance of good if not better.

Things are manipulated behind the scenes I hate.

I know they want the best for me and I want the best for them.

But I am at the stage where I feel any activity or action I take would soon go down the drain.

As I have been told I can do nothing and I certainly can’t get praise for it even if I did well.

“Even if you are right Jennie, you will always be wrong.” -bosses living statement

So my quandary is what do I do, if you can never be proud of me?

What do I do now if no one can be proud of me?

So I think back and replay any compliment I was ever given before.

And remember everything I learned I learned in kindergarten.

And say thank you mom and dad for not calling me a degenerate disgusting piece of đź’©

Even if the rest of the world does.

-Jennie Nawrocki

The Land

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Walking through

The bramble

Branches and leaves

Brushing me

Their inhabitants

Flying from disruption

Hearing the

Rush of water

In the distance

Follow the sound

Soon a path appeared

Somewhat unnoticeable

You take it

Knowing

Those that

Lives here

Made the

Easiest path

For themselves

And for the land

For they required

Water and food

And the protection

From the canopy

The land gave

Luxury is in the land

Untouchable

So if you desire

To mess up undeveloped land

You will run out of land

Build up

Restore abandoned

For it is only trash

Because you left it

Unmaintained

-Jennie Nawrocki

The One

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Some say

They get to choose

The love of my life

But no

My heart

And brain

chooses

The one that

Comforts me

Supports

Laughs with me

Has commonalities

Learns

Listens

Challenges in a good way

But most of all

Gives me freedom

When asked

But isn’t annoyed

By my closeness

You know who you are

-Jennie Nawrocki

Change?

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Many friends

And family

Received my words

Miss you

Love you

But my opinions

Aren’t settling

Lost

You don’t want to change

I don’t want to change

We love

Each other right

Why can’t we

Respect our difference

Why is it

You must be on my side

One mind isn’t healthy

One thought isn’t inclusive

Understand I won’t change you

you don’t change me

Then we won’t

Be stale and distant

Look there is damage

It can’t be ignored

We must fix it together

Or we both don’t have

A home

Better is family

And friends

Sans tension

Being safe isn’t intrusive

Providing support isn’t intrusive

Maintaining roads and bridges

Isn’t intrusive

Stopping someone’s choice is

So respect differences

We all have somewhere to be

And someone to love

-Jennie Nawrocki

Intrusive or Home?

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Asking what are you going to?

Is the same as asking are you going to vote?

Any special plans coming up?

It gets people thinking about the future?

For your homework?

Include activism and volunteering?

Why?

A well rounded person invests and is immersed in their community.

Studies prove you take care of your community curbside appeal increases.

Crime rates decrease

So make this world breatheable

Your environment is just as important as cultivating a relationship with the baristas. Or bartender.

Reusable and refillable items are tantamount just as the knowledge of the name of the person you see everyday.

If you care enough to give extra greetings or tips during the holidays than you should care enough about their lives outside of orders only please.

Some baggage is good like cultivating positive relationships is productive

The only thing truly disposable is what comes out of your butt or urethra.

However even then fertilizers have been known to be useful.

As a reminder

She lives here and so do you!

-Jennie Nawrocki