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True Love

Rating: 4.2

It is true love because
I put on eyeliner and a concerto and make pungent observations about the great issues of the day
Even when there's no one here but him,
And because
I do not resent watching the Green Bay Packer
Even though I am philosophically opposed to football,
And because
When he is late for dinner and I know he must be either having an affair or lying dead in the middle of the street,
I always hope he's dead.

It's true love because
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Luis Espinoza 18 March 2009

I found this in a book of love poems. I read it to my girlfriend because I knew it would make her laugh and smile.

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Leslie Sharp 04 November 2014

I thought it was nastiest poem I ever read. It makes me sick thinking how my ex-husband treated me in a vow I made before Lord Jesus! One I truely ask the heavens pardon from. Pain and abuse.

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Ramesh Rai 22 December 2013

Great write Ma'am. it is indeed true love.May God bless you to be with evergreen true love. Regards

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Bill Grace 24 June 2014

It made me laugh. Can any poet hope to give a greater gift? Bill Grace

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Dawn Rodgers 11 November 2008

I loved this poem because it made me laugh with it's sheer honesty and truthfullness. May you have a blessed marriage Dawn

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AFFAQ NABI 03 February 2021

Beautiful writing Joyous ??

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Robert Murray Smith 02 February 2021

We still feel somthing. Loved this poem. Should be POD.

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Sandra Feldman 02 February 2021

So witty and wry and some dare say, poetry make them cry? Never laughed this much while reading a poem. Good Show!

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Sandra Feldman 02 February 2021

So witty and wry

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Dr. Antony Theodore 01 February 2021

He is willing to wear unironed undershorts Out of respect for the fact that I am philosophically opposed to ironing, Interesting poem. tony

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