Green-eyed Monster
Author: Barbara Goodhew


I always thought jealousy was flattering.
Took it as a compliment.
But when someone is jealous they act and say things that are rude.
I dislike people that are crude, mean and mallicious.
That's why they call it the Green Eyed Monster.
People that are envious and jealous are


Comments on this poem/writing:

Nathalia Haro ( -- Monday, January 29 2007, 06:35 am


i didn't get it at all and most people lyk poems dat rym so i think u should work on it a bit
barb ( -- Monday, January 29 2007, 10:27 pm

thanks for your advice

My thoughts don't rhyme and I can't make them rhyme. My thoughts just come out plain and simple sorry for waisting your time.
shan ( -- Wednesday, January 31 2007, 01:22 pm

i've seen monsters

i think it's sickning that monsters exhist the way they do.. they're everywhere... jealously green-eyedly EVERYWHERE................ and surely it was not a waist of time.. it is beautiful TRUTHFUL poetry. LOVED it :-D
barb telling it like it is ( -- Wednesday, January 31 2007, 03:17 pm

thanks Shan

I'm glad you enjoyed it with no rhymes. I was glad you got the point I was making jealousy of good things to others is sick. Saying nasty remarks all because they got what you didn't.grr
barb ( -- Wednesday, January 31 2007, 08:09 pm

one that rhymes

Roses are Red,
Violets are blue,
Manure stinks,
So do you.
I worked on my rhyming. And this is what I came up
shan ( -- Thursday, February 1 2007, 01:56 am


some houses are sticks
some rocks are stones
some people are sick
with jealousy in their bones

i definately got your point.. and enjoyed it as i do all your work! SO talentedly expressed, as always!!!
barb ( -- Thursday, February 1 2007, 03:09 am

thanks shan

Some have our taste and some don't. I liked your little comment and it rhymes! lol thanks for the support.
Capricorn ( -- Thursday, February 1 2007, 09:37 am

Free Verse

Perhaps Nathalia hasn't heard of Free Verse, which is not supposed to rhyme. These days you can write which way you want -- rhyming or unrhymed poetry.

On to your poem Barb. I think when jealousy gets out of hand it becomes evil -- and yes, they are monsters then.
barb ( -- Thursday, February 1 2007, 01:56 pm

I knew you would know what I was doing Cap

Thanks alot Cap so my writing is called Free Verse.
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