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About My Very Tortured Friend, Peter

Rating: 2.9

he lives in a house with a swimming pool
and says the job is
killing him.
he is 27. I am 44. I can’t seem to
get rid of
him. his novels keep coming
back. “what do you expect me to do?” he screams
“go to New York and pump the hands of the
publishers?”
“no,” I tell him, “but quit your job, go into a

small room and do the
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
James Mclain 16 July 2010

And with out the stout beer, breaskfast is whom tumbles whom she for him, he for her and the gin long island, ice tease, for the sake of it, just please, shut up...iip

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Adeeb Alfateh 05 July 2019

great writing 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Townie Page 01 September 2017

Maybe he keeps his job to feel the torture, to feel something is at least to be alive. For the Poet it is a nice comment about taking people as they come to you, and that helps both parties.

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* Sunprincess * 21 January 2016

.........an interesting write with dialogue...life is what we make of it definitely ?

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Gajanan Mishra 06 July 2014

let us feel life happy still.

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A self appraisal I think in this poem.

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