Treasure Island

ronald stroman

(03/14/56 / philadelphia, pa)

Survivor's Benefits


she worried
that man:
every day her love
in the marriage lied,
right up until the day,
some of his hair... greyed
and some of it:
fell out.

one day,
thirty years into
the marriage,
her heart stopped & wouldn't re-start,
and every since then:
he hasn't had a worry
or stopped smilin'.

Submitted: Sunday, March 30, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 31, 2014

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