Friday, September 6, 2013

Five-Minute Friday: Red

I am linking up this week for Five-Minute Friday with Lisa-Jo Baker.

This week's FMF is: Red

Red marks on a piece of homework or test
Indicating wrong answers
Making me feel like a failure
Making me feel like I can't do well in the future
Even with help, I get frustrated

I become less confident in myself
with every red mark I see
Which makes me do as bad
On other assignments and tests

Now, I am getting less red marks
And I am feeling like a success
Like I can do well in the future
I am getting help, and not getting frustrated

I feel like I can do anything I want to
Because I have more support
And more confidence in myself

I do better on all other assignments and tests
And I feel happy about how things are going

8 comments:

  1. Hi Diane!
    This is the first time I've joined in the fun 5 Minute Friday party that Lisa-Jo hosts. I found it hard to write anything that was cohesive in just five minutes. But, you did a great job! Funny thing is when I was thinking what to write about, I also thought of a red pen that edits, critiques and gives grades.
    Hope you have a great weekend!

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    1. Hey, great minds think alike! Thank you for your comment, I really appreciate it! I love it when people like what I write. It makes me feel good!

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  2. Great post! So thankful your red marks have decreased and your confidence has increased! Blessings!

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    1. Thank you so much! I am thankful too, about the marks going down, and my confidence going up. It feels really good!

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  3. great post Diane! Thanks for sharing with us and great poem!


    Jessica
    http://mybeautifulli.blogspot.com/2013/09/100-facts-you-might-not-know-about-me.html

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    1. Thanks Jessica! I'm glad you like it :)

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  4. Amen!! Confidence in Him that made you perfect the way you are, we don't need to look at red marks as stabs to our hearts!!

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