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I Fell In Love With A Couch Potato

Rating: 3.9

I fell in love with a couch potato
But it didn't have eyes for me.
I tried to talk about Marx and Plato
But it was deaf to philosophy.

I tried to engage it about travel and art -
It went as blank as any screen could be.
I endeavoured to give it a mental kick-start
But it preferred to watch TV.

How it required real cultivation,
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Mary Nagy 13 May 2005

This is funny. I wouldn't say it's true that the writer was actually in love though since everything said about his 'love' was negative. Very cute though! Sincerely, Mary

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Poetry Hound 13 May 2005

This is a clever poem, but it's not clear why the protagonist had eyes for the couch potato in the first place.

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