Robert Brendan

(1979 / Calgary)

The Other Side - Poem by Robert Brendan

entertained at the friends
walk up apartment
the second flight of
stairs heralds a large
window and artificial
hanging plants.
the man my
we smoked meth
for a year
leaves for a moment
while the woman
a nice one (no really)
sorry rob
for what I say
I have just been making
some phone calls
so what?
she says that girls are
that way because
courtesy or
and girls do
really do
worry about that sort of
but then flip it around
and that worry
dishonest useless shit
that muddies
and pains.

so much for their
redeeming qualities.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 17, 2005

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