Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

For You, My Friend - Poem by Mary Nagy

I get the silent phone calls.
I know she's on the line.
Why don't you be a man for once
and choose her home or mine?

You say I must be crazy
because I do accuse...
You must have forgotten
how much I have to lose.

I've given you the better part
of my unhappy life.
Why can't you just be satisfied
with me being your wife?

Have I made you be unfaithful?
Do I not fulfill your needs?
Or is it just your selfishness
that makes you do such dirty deeds?

I'll get the strength to leave you,
and believe me...when I do,
You'll Pay for all the pain you've caused
when she does the same to you!


Comments about For You, My Friend by Mary Nagy

  • Brian Dorn (6/28/2006 10:04:00 AM)

    Mary, a chilling write on the subject of infidelity, the ending was frigid. Awesome poem!
    Brian
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  • (9/3/2005 8:38:00 PM)

    Ouch! Mary sounds like she was hurting - well done (Report)Reply

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  • (5/19/2005 12:48:00 AM)

    well written tempo, and quite easy to follow. I enjoy the style. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/13/2005 11:35:00 AM)

    This was written for a friend that was having marital trouble (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 18, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2007


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