Trolls and Haters. Everyone says ignore ’em.

I say, don’t ignore them. Write beautiful poetry for them instead because it’s a LOT more fun (and therapeutic) than simply pretending they don’t exist.

Poem for the Trolls – #2

I was feeling kind of lonely
I was feeling kind of down
All I wanted was to find a friend
For a night out on the town.

But no one was there
No one would tag along
My old single friends were mostly taken now
It became such a familiar song.

And living single here in Utah
Is different than almost anywhere
It’s the land where being single
Is an anomaly, I swear.

And so in my frustration,
I thought I’d crack a joke
Over on my Facebook wall
I said, I think I’m the only single bloke.

And oh how the gates did open
For people to jump the gun
And assume I was a douche bag
For dumping my woman to “go have fun.”

I meant no harm, I was only sayin’
Where did all my single friends go?
While I was dating someone else
They all had lives of their own?

And maybe if I’m being honest
Which is always fun to be,
I was hoping someone awesome
Would see the post and want to hang with me.

Instead it became a great debate
Of how mean and hurtful I really was.
There was more than just one troll on there
Who killed my humor buzz.

That night I got so damned depressed
I could have drank a fifth of rum
Instead I shut my computer down
And drew a tattoo on my bum.

I really did.

Nothing but love, haters. Nothing but love.

Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

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Dan Pearce is an American-born author, app developer, photographer, and artist. This blog, Single Dad Laughing, is what he's most known for, with more than 2 million daily subscribers as of 2017. Pearce writes mostly humorous and introspective works, as well as his musings which span from fatherhood, to dating, to life, to the people and dynamics of society. Single Dad Laughing is much more than a blog. It's an incredible community of people just being real and awesome together!