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The Other Side of the Story - Giving People the Benefit of the Doubt

A Singular Song

"I" stands alone,
Self-important and tall;
I" must be first
Because "
I" knows it all.

"I" can't have fault.
Or admit "
I" is wrong;
I" can't change opinions,
I" wouldn't be strong!

But after a time
I" achieves victorious defeat;
Being right can be lonely,
With one's friends in retreat.

And if "I" is inspired,
To help change "I's" decree;
I" can climb up from "I's" rut,
And choose to be wee.

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Based on "The Other Side of the Story" by Mrs. Yehudis Samet, ArtScroll Series

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