Max Reif

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Rules For A Marriage - Poem by Max Reif

Look, I'm quite happy
As an introverted, sloppy,
Creative, easygoing, poor,
Overweight, insecure misfit!

I don't need your anal,
Obsessive, ultra-organized,
Critical nitpicking!

I like it in my little hole.
Except that I need you
To come when I call you
And comfort me,
Relieve my loneliness,
Laugh at my jokes,
Share a little affection.

But watch it!
Don't say the wrong thing
Or suggest my world
Is anything but perfect.

There may be a candy wrapper
On the floor. You're not allowed
To say it. Even if you trip
Over that anvil while walking
Over to kiss me, not a word!
And if it doesn't smell so good in here
To you with your supersonic nose,
This is my hole, I'll do what I want
With my time and my space!

Observe these few little rules
And we'll get along just fine!


Comments about Rules For A Marriage by Max Reif

  • (12/28/2005 6:17:00 PM)

    I really like this poem, he bares his insecurities to her and asks she accept him as he is: o) ... I like the honestly that partly covers insecurity (Report)Reply

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  • (7/31/2005 4:48:00 PM)

    Hey I like this Max. We all need a little space of our own, and this says it perfectly.
    Nice one!
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  • Linda Hepner (7/17/2005 6:14:00 PM)

    This made me laugh out loud... or scream? I forget which! Thanks for putting it so wittily, Max! (Report)Reply

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  • (7/17/2005 5:01:00 PM)

    Three cheers for a romping good dollop of sarcasm! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 17, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 17, 2005


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