Do You Really Like Me?

478px-William_John_Hennessy_-_The_Dandelion_ClockThe oddest things pop through my head when I’m walking the dog. This little chant started echoing in time with my steps tonight as we took our usual trot. No idea what it means, if anything, but thought I’d share. Does it mean anything to you?

I swear… what the heck is with all these kid rhymes?

Do You Like Me?

Do you really like me?

Because I don’t really care

if you think I’m nice or funny

or if I’m in clean underwear.

Do you really like me?

It doesn’t matter either way

because I know I like me

and that’s what makes my day.


About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher, and author with over 20 years of experience in newspaper journalism. She co-publishes Space and Time magazine with author husband Ryan Aussie Smith. For more information visit
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