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Go Ahead, Call Me A Pig, I’ve Heard Worse

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(A narrative)

Met her at the seminar and asked her over for an
early dinner. I assured her my aim was not to get
into her pants. I said, “It would be too soon for
me.” I use that line all the time and they usually
buy it.

Showed her some poetry books, asked about her
childhood and her family. I don’t even remember

her answers. She showed me some pictures from
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Michael Shepherd 25 June 2008

Hope she reads this one and tells you you could make mucho dollares as a short story writer frequently praised in the New Yorker...

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Cj Heck 23 November 2005

Excellent poem, Michael... thanks for the honest insight into the mind of the male. I've heard that women play a form of the same game... (wink) Warmest regards and respect, CJ

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Uriah Hamilton 17 November 2005

Everything rung true, life between the sexes!

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Raynette Eitel 17 November 2005

Michael, I found this narrative to be delightful, especially the ending. I'm sure you found happiness with your wife and daughters and perhaps your narrative ought to be required reading for all the other pigs...uh...I mean GUYS who are out there running their own ruses. :) Save this for your daughters to read when they start dating guys. Raynette

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Mary Nagy 17 November 2005

Well, I wouldn't call you a pig.......hey, it sounds like you put alot of 'effort' into it. You have to get credit for that! I'm sure you're a wonderful husband to her now. Daughters are wonderful (I have 2 too!) Thanks for sharing this, it was very 'enlightening'. :) sincerely, Mary

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***** ********* 17 November 2005

If you are a Pig Michael, then all men are pigs, cus all men do this. I was amused by the fact that you ended up with this lovely woman of yours too. I love dishonest honesty in a man...it is so cute when you meet one that can't look you in the eye and lie. You know you are on to a good thing! Well I do. 10 from honest Tai, like it or no!

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