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It's all getting better

I like pesto better
I like rain better

Soft rain on new grass
Is better
I like my feet better

It's all for the best
I'm already better than you
I tried and tried I tried
So hard it worked

I bet on my better self
I bet everything I had
That I would place second
And when it was over
The crowd swarmed down

They crowned me
Better than my father
It feels good let me tell you
Better than good
It feels like I can do almost anything
Now that I am

Better than most things
Better than my cat
Better than my feet
Better than my insoles
Better than my teachers
(Now all dead

Or extremely old) I picture them
Smiling down
They always knew
I had it in me to do better
Now what

Maybe I'll invent a better clothespin
Or maybe I'll write something
I'll make a name for myself
I'll turn myself in

I'll admit to all the crimes
I ever committed
When I was lesser-than

The judges will understand
They will say We forgive you

You are better now

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Gary Lindorff is a poet, writer, blogger and author of several nonfiction books, a collection of poetry, "Children to the Mountain" and a memoir, "Finding Myself in Time: Facing the Music" Over the last few years he has begun calling (more...)

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