Deserving

Melissa Steussy
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Poems
4 min readMay 11, 2024

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Photo by Francesca Zama on Unsplash

I knew my stairs weren’t clean enough for you to walk on
I knew my entry wasn’t
Large enough

For you
And my paint colors were off
I knew my fridge wasn’t tidy enough

Who knows what’s behind my oven,
You knew I would fail before I did
And that’s why you’re constantly belittling me

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