RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Gold Star - 23,485 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Men! ! ! ! - Poem by RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Men lament that they have no time to do things
needed being done.

Yet, they sit wasting time, watching T.V. for
hours at a time.

Not associating it with their apparent laziness
and lack of initiative.

Comments about Men! ! ! ! by RoseAnn V. Shawiak

  • Gold Star - 5,374 Points Allotey Abossey (7/3/2015 4:13:00 PM)

    Reading the content of the poem, I realise that the word men, in the poem doesn't only refer to the masculine gender but a general term for humans. You are right, many men spend so much time on things that do not yield much importance... I believe this is a wake up call. God bless you (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,992 Points Uma Ram (6/29/2015 1:07:00 AM)

    Very true of men ma'am. Thanks for sharing ma'am. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,598 Points Kim Barney (6/28/2015 3:21:00 PM)

    we're not all like that! I rarely watch TV these days. There's nothing on worth watching. I did watch Virunga on Netflix a couple of months ago, and just submitted a poem with that title today.
    Great poem in any case (and I know a few women like that, too) . (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,281 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/17/2015 3:31:00 PM)

    A wake up call! Powerful priority principle my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,009 Points Herbert Guitang (5/14/2015 5:23:00 AM)

    Nice poem depending on the maturity of either men or women.A good relity check. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,294 Points Brian Stafford (4/16/2015 3:19:00 PM)

    I waste my time on this website, don't have time for tv, but I know that of women who do! ! ! ! he he (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,966 Points Smoky Hoss (4/6/2015 9:55:00 PM)

    I love your poem here, really! I am a man, or at least a 52 year old male! Been everywhere, seen everything (yup, I am a male...bragging right off!) , and here I now am; drinking Brandy, reading poetry, and listening to Tom Petty sing You Don't Know How It Feels, and maybe you just don't, or perhaps I don't, or better still, I bet none of us do, know how it feels to be me that is; but let me tell ya, I don't give a hang for the tv if it's not an old black-n-white movie, and I sure do not lament over what aledgedly needs doing, because frankly, I do not care! Ha ha. I just love doing this, and not worrying about anything else at the moment. I really do love your poem though, it's so close to the general truth, but don't forget about us old men out here on the edges... we are a bit different, 'off' some would even say! Write-on... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,967 Points Akhtar Jawad (3/31/2015 5:38:00 AM)

    I wish you could come at my house and see all that you have described in this lovely short poem. Just only one difference and I know you are intelligent enough to guess...................10 (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 664 Points David Lessard (3/12/2015 11:22:00 PM)

    Ouch! That hurt. You have hit the nail on the head for many men. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,722 Points Joseph Harlacher (3/12/2015 10:41:00 PM)

    justly the other day i gave my TV away! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,662 Points Patricia Grantham (12/26/2014 5:15:00 PM)

    Short and to the point. We all are guilty of this action
    at one time or another. Hopefully it won't get the best
    of us. Nice. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,432 Points Galina Italyanskaya (12/7/2014 7:07:00 PM)

    I met such men. And to be honest I met such women too. It's more about the lack of motivation, I think.
    But I should say that men are getting lost easier than women, maybe because women can't allow themselves to get lost when their children want to eat)
    Nice work! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,281 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (10/18/2014 7:33:00 PM)

    Sailing in a sea of sadness yet a true testament of many men! Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,578 Points Achill Lad (10/15/2014 8:23:00 AM)

    Female chauvinism. Ha ha. All men are not like this RoseAnn. A tongue in cheek write, intending to provoke a response. Naughy! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 132 Points Omar Jabak (9/4/2014 3:53:00 PM)

    This one is short and sweet! There are men this type. I agree that most women are more active and lively then men. What can we do without women? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,619 Points Jayatissa K. Liyanage (8/19/2014 12:43:00 AM)

    An undeniable truth, which should be about 50% true. I admire your brevity to challenge Men. Naturally men, males for that matter, are made to spend lot energy on what ever they engage on and relax. Man himself has designed numerous ways to do it. Great thinking. Bravo! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,879 Points Amitava Sur (8/15/2014 9:14:00 AM)

    Though it may not be applicable to all but still I appreciate this finding. Many a men are merrily idling around in and around us with least work and big talks with male chauvinism. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,308 Points Sandra Feldman (8/6/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    Men always have time for war,
    And as Politicians, to steal and lie,
    More and more.

    Better they should watch TV and like children, not be heard nor seen.

    Great poem, thanks (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,308 Points Sandra Feldman (8/6/2014 9:18:00 PM)

    Men always have time for war,
    And as Politicians, to steal and lie,
    More and more.

    Better they should watch TV and like children, not be heard nor seen.

    Great poem, thanks (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,344 Points Ramesh Rai (8/6/2014 8:46:00 PM)

    Why do you blame men only. Yes in normal course every one is wasting time somewhere and most of us are victim of laziness. But i must thank you for awakening my dormant poetic spirit for which you deserve full marks. Thanks for share. Regards. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 7, 2014

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