Oxygen Thieves – Written May 2008 (Aged 33)

Oxygen Thieves

some people always –
have to better than others
every remark uttered –
from their vile gob
no matter what the words –
just tells you they’re a snob
clinging onto life’s ladder
with just a finger and a thumb
desperate to better
but in reality, quite dumb
some people always –
see others misfortune –
as a chance to promote themselves
the truth is, those people –
really just want to be somebody else
they are riddled with insecurity
and they lack self belief
that is the reality of those –
who are no more than oxygen thieves

James Garratt – May 2008

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