An Ode to the Word “Expect” (in some of its various forms)

What would you expect my reaction to be,

When something unexpected happens to me?

I have high expectations and you may agree,

That when expectations are not met, the result is mediocrity!

Quite ironically, my response to this is to act as not expected,

At which point I am questioned and my actions are dissected!

So I ask: Do I lower my expectations, or do I expect perfection to a certain degree?

I will await your answers which I expect in the comments I will see!

I expect that this was written in response to:

Fandango’s one word challenge