First Impressions

 

Yesterday one of my friends posted a story on her blog about first impressions.She felt at a special meeting she went to that she did not make a great one. She said she wished she could do it over again so I am posting a poem I wrote over 40 years ago for someone who I wish I could do a do over for.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

First impressions are deceiving
And so often very wrong
The ones that seem the weakest
Most often could be strong.

The quiet ones, the loudest
The obnoxious ones, unsure
The silly ones, the saddest
And the rude, we must endure.

First impressions are not honest
Nor are they really fair
Let’s hold off on those impressions
Til the next time that we share

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6 Responses to “First Impressions”

  1. allinthedayofme Says:

    Very well written and very true. Thanks for sharing!

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    • Chris Says:

      Thank you my friemd, It is almost like this painting I did the second looks an d it looks different,

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  2. catnipoflife Says:

    Chris, this really nailed first impressions! The old saying ‘first impression is always right’ does not hold water in my book! Everyone needs a second chance. . .great poem!

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    • Chris Says:

      Thank you
      I make an aweful first impression . I am boisterous, loud and silly. I get nervous and silly takes over. Once someone gets to know me and find out I am also kindhearted they act differently. Those that judge don’t realize they too are making a first impression lol

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      • catnipoflife Says:

        WOW! Did you hit it on that last statement!

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      • Chris Says:

        it is true lol

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