Jefferson Carter Poems
|4.||An Apology For Wannabes||4/23/2014|
|6.||The First Saltist Church Of Tariq Our Lord||4/24/2014|
|9.||Land Of The Pharaohs||4/22/2014|
My wife asked me this morning
if I’d ever cheated on her.
My ex-wife called this afternoon
& asked me the same thing.
What’s going on?
That new Italian movie
the art film crowd adores,
the characters hysterical, nearly
operatic, their marriages dead
or dying. I imagine all the couples
sipping cappuccino after the movie,
nibbling biscotti, that close
to confessing their own infidelities.
I love my wife. I don’t whine
about my latest chore, cleaning
the litter box four or five times
a day. I can imagine one
of those histrionic Italian ...