Why should I respect you?

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Why should I respect you?

When you feed me propaganda- I don’t react pleasantly.

 Oh credit cards are the devil and fracking is great- REALLY?

 

Your college diploma doesn’t make you wise or accepting.

It just makes you act like you know everything.

 

I can’t write about abortion because your views on it are “strong.”

Well guess what- so are mine- and I won’t just play along.

 

This isn’t a game; these issues are important.

 Even moreso, I’d say, than you anti-atheistic rant.

 

 I believe that women have the right to choose-

 I’m sorry you can’t cope with my non-Christian views.

 

You don’t listen to what I’m saying, but what you expect me to

When you realize your mistake, “sorry” never comes from you.

 

The reason I refuse to do my work’s not because I’m lazy,

But because I have more than school to deal with- the only thing you see.

 

I’ll respect you if you do the same;

Until then, you’re the one to blame.

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Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Powerful expression! Keep sharing keep writing! 

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