Better Man

she nurtures better
what she has

striving forth-
striving not to spite or
covet all she
isn’t,

says hi to cranky
neighbors,

means each smile even
if they won’t,

for she sees through every
scowl even if
they don’t.

she’s always been
a better man
than i.

with a natural shine, unpolished,
means each word while feeding wayward
birds and accepts no more than
a thank you..

as long as its
honest.

Grumpy Gorman
igramhttps://www.instagram.com/grumpygorman/?hl=en

Thank you for reading.

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