I’d Rather Be Me – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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I’d Rather Be Me

Everyone’s going it’s a la monde,
you could be Buble, Jagger or Cardi,
I sighed and relented
and tagged along,
but they were all off-beat
and way, way out of key,
they were having such fun,
but I was thinking,
I’d rather be me.

©Paul Vincent Cannon


Paul, pvcann.com


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31 responses to “I’d Rather Be Me – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Always better to be who we are! 🙂

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  2. I think Frank Sinatra sang a song about that very subject. I wouldn’t want you any other way.

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  3. Great idea! None of those wealthy famous people seem to be very happy …

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  4. I’d rather be me….it’s always a wise decision to live by!

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  5. With this posting you really won my heart, Paul! :-)) Michael

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  6. Paul it is an awful undertaking when we choose to follow not our own hearts but one that is. a facsimile of another.😯

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  7. Total agree, nice verse Paul 👍🏻

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  8. lync56

    Loved it – a great poem


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  9. That’s so much inspiring and wonderful poem

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