Condescending Youth

I received a complement today that I found most annoying  so I wrote this piece of nonsense as my revenge. 😃


They said it as a complement
Smiled and told me, your face has character
It is interesting they say.
And they smile sweetly after.

Too old for handsome then? I answer
So interesting will just have to do.
But let me tell you. Young and proud
I was once as fair as you.

And I was honest to my elders
Never ever once condescending
I dealt straight and spoke plain
Told the truth without amending

So take your good intentions child
They are cheap and false and crass
I dont care for false benevolence
You can shove it up your……….

© Dave Kavanagh @

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