Treasure Island

David McLansky

(5/24/1944 / New York City)

The Ex-Wife on My Birthday


The ex-wife calls to testify
On my birthday to my surprise
To thank me for the children, five,
Who she taught to me despise
Who poisoned them with sordid lies.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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