Brian Purdy

Rookie - 0 Points (28.09.48 / Belleville, Ontario)

From Five Letters To A Married Woman (Iii) - Poem by Brian Purdy

he has a large nose or a small
appetite a taste for tinned pears
a gold watch a woman in chains
both sides of the coin and you. he
has a pin-striped suit a stamp
collection a nose for wines a
library of victorian smut
a running joke a standing joy
and you. he has the broken pieces
of the portland vase an original
big toe the pacific ocean the 8
wonders of the western world and
you. he has a buick riviera a san
francisco street-car a covered
bridge a calf with its head on
wrong but last of all the man
you married my darling has you.


Comments about From Five Letters To A Married Woman (Iii) by Brian Purdy

  • Rookie Charles Darkly (1/27/2012 4:41:00 PM)

    Ouch that makes my heart ache. This was incredibly moving and well written. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 72 Points Scotty Dogg (1/24/2012 6:30:00 PM)

    She missed out Purdy. Don't fret. It doesn't sound like you are either! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 408 Points Leria Hawkins (1/14/2012 11:09:00 PM)

    aaah...that's so wonderful...she is a lucky lady! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 12, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, January 13, 2012


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