Black Sheep

I look at you now and all I want to do is weep
Open your eyes and see that your life is cheap
Look at this guy who treats you like black sheep
It’s no wonder why all you do is want to sleep

© 2012 Michael Yost 3/28

cheap adj \ˈchēp\

1 a : purchasable below the going price or the real value
b : charging or obtainable at a low price
c : depreciated in value (as by currency inflation)

2 : gained or done with little effort

3 a : of inferior quality or worth : tawdry, sleazy
b : contemptible because of lack of any fine, lofty, or redeeming qualities

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8 responses to “Black Sheep

  1. Simple. I like that very much! Reads like a pitiful vicious cycle.


  2. 😦
    Makes me want to cry, Michael


  3. It’s so sad when a person can’t see how abuse has ruined them. I remember when my Mom was living with my abusive sister, I had to teach her the concept of abuse logic. My MOTHER! And explain to her daily that SHE WAS NOT the crazy one.


  4. Thanks for linking up this week. What a sad little piece you’ve given us. I like the tone of it, almost fatherly. Nice job.


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