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Jealousy

Jealousy, the green-eyed monster

I see how happy you are

I want that happiness, but

I don’t have what you have.

I  take it, steal it, make it mine.

But in my hands, it does not bring happiness.

I look, and you are still joyful.

I am still pea green.

How can I get that happiness?

This is my entry for Jenny Matlock’s Alphabe-Thursday.  This week’s color is green.

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18 thoughts on “Jealousy

  1. Wow, this was awesome.

    I think we’ve all been bitten by that particular bug a time or two.

    I really enjoyed your take on Rainbow Summer Schools journey through green.

    Clever and poetic.

    Impressive.

    A+

  2. That green eyed monster can really be an all consuming scourge. Excellent choice for our alphabe summer school.

    My poetry book – Life’s Journey by Carmen Henesy – is out on Amazon
    ( Poems about the things that have been important to me in my journey through life, some humorous, some sad, some that may have meaning to you as well )
    http://www.amazon.com/Lifes-Journey-1-Carmen-Henesy/dp/1451547366/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1274652997&sr=1-1

  3. Love your so indidual take on green here! You’re certain to get a starred A+ from Mrs Matlock!!

    Happy AlphabeThursday Green,

    LOLA:)

    PS My own AlphabeThursday Green is posted if you can stop by HERE!

  4. You picked the perfect subject matter for green. Jealousy is such a nasty thing. You expressed it well. I imagine the jealous person eventually gets what they coveted the other person having and then the cycle starts all over again.

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