Bad Things Happen
Author: Barbara Goodhew


Life can be fine,
If we don't whine.

Things happen that aren't right,
Self-pity and whining adds to our blight.

Life would be boring with no strife,
But strife doesn't mean we have to have a bad life.

We have to fight.
With all our might.



Comments on this poem/writing:

Capricorn ( -- Wednesday, April 4 2007, 07:40 pm


Stress is part of life Barb.It would be boring without a certain amount of stress. it's when stress becomes over the top, that its no good.
Bipedalguy ( -- Thursday, April 5 2007, 03:34 am

I agree.

I agree with Cap. Stress can make one stronger, if the challenge can be met.
In wood construction stressed wood is stiffer, and the same principle applies to forging steel.
The trick in both cases is to use the right amount of stress.
This is well expressed in your poem.
barb ( -- Thursday, April 5 2007, 07:24 pm

cap and bip

Thanks alot . Well cap I guess your life and mind are never The Right amount of stress eh bip, and add salt to
Terrie* ( -- Thursday, April 5 2007, 09:50 pm

Bad can be turned into good

awesome read, bad things happen and enter every life, we are our own navigators we cain either be negative ,sit and sulk by merely doin' nothin' as we watch our ship sink or we cain proceed with positivity in takin' control by sinkin' the predicament and sailin' our ship and explore more in life. great insightful read Barb
Terrie* ( -- Thursday, April 5 2007, 09:57 pm

Enjoyin' Life!

Barb the comment is aimed in a recent situation in a foggy relationship you steered me through..
(whisperin' Thank you)
barb ( -- Friday, April 6 2007, 01:17 am

gee thanks

You mean my opinionated personality helped, good
Sometimes I say things that are wierd to others but I'm glad my big mouth helped a little anyways.
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