Author: Barbara Goodhew


It is nice that people care and want to help,
but taking over and controlling isn't help.

Wait until they say help I'm in trouble .
If they lose everything then they'll learn.

If treated like they are incompetent,
They feel incompetent and frustrated,

Wanting to give-up trying,
because no matter what they do is wrong.

To teach and help is how we learn and is nice,
To control and belittle is not so nice.


Comments on this poem/writing:

capricorn ( -- Thursday, November 26 2009, 02:55 pm

Hi Barb

Sounds like you've had someone hurt you by interefering, am I right?
I agree with everything you say, we don't need people suffocating, just gently helping when we need.
It's good to read your work again, always so thoughtful.
barb ( -- Friday, November 27 2009, 04:22 am

thanks Cap fort your support

Yep My ex-husband tried to run my life and interfere with the way I did things lol ticked me off.:))))))))
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