Wanda Swim Strunk


Popping The Question - Poem by Wanda Swim Strunk

Did you marry me because I was a sure thing but now you’re not so sure?

Are you drowning in a bottle looking for a cure?

Are you clear about me
I am aware what you see
That I am unable to live my ever after… happily

Is that your wedding ring or a noose around your heart?

When did the loving stop and the fighting start?

I feel small but don’t call me a shrink

Keep baptizing your soul with a drink

I am what ails me
You have no choice but to fail me
I am born to live my ever after…unhappily

When you popped the question you started the trouble

Are you surprised that my sadness is bursting your bubble?

I am a misery to myself and to you

I can’t leave because I am destined to carry this through

Who said soul mates can’t be bad for each other?
Co dependant on one another
It’s our destiny
To live our lives together ever after…unhappily


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  • (9/13/2005 7:10:00 PM)


    I LIKE THE FIRST PART, THE ENDING SEEMED LIKE A SECOND POEM, (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, May 21, 2010


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