Bri Edwards

Gold Star - 125,893 Points (some time ago / Earth, i believe)

Wives Bri Has Known..[ Looking Back; Some Fun, Some Fury; Partially True & All Personal; Long; Do N-O-T Read The Personal Parts! ] - Poem by Bri Edwards

My First Wife

My life with (female)spouses [with my present wife ……excluded], …..
will now be presented TO you [some LIES will be ……included].
My first was named Patti; at least her name began …with "P".
She was a castoff from a college friend; she was ….'cast off' to ME.

So she came to me with "baggage", and …some anxieTY.
We were friends, & no kids, with her, were wished by ….ME.
I was a delivery truck driver; her job was family-planning.
Then I became a postal worker, to pay for her body-tanning!

Fast-forward to 1981, our daughter [well-planned] was born.
For six months I bathed "S" in kitchen sink; "P" was torn....
...[with the thought she'd drop our slippery baby to the floor], ….
SO ….I got that job, and also the job of picking up our dog's...
poop.
[I think I used my hand in a plastic bag, not using a ‘poop-
scoop'.]

So, ONE baby satisfied "P" ‘s need to be a woman-"COMPLETE".
Besides, the pain of childbirth, "P" wished NOT to repeat!

I worked nights or evenings to earn my family's "bread",
and soon we moved from a ‘starter house' …..to a ‘fixer-upper'
……instead.
I feel that I TRIED my best to be a good (enough)spouse,
but, if you'd heard "P" speak, you'd think I, Bri, was a …..‘louse'**!

**[louse: "(colloquial, dated, not usually used in plural form)
A contemptible person; one who is deceitful or causes harm "]HA! ! ! : (

Things cooled between "P" and Bri, to the point we no longer needed....
a refrigerator.
Afternine years I ‘gave up' and moved out, and over my shoulder I.....
called "See you later."



Wife-The-Second
"D", my only wife who'd never been married before,
was ‘independent' and cheery, and soon, "D", I did …..adore.
This time I gained no ‘in-laws', but a house, and cats/two.
She was a Kodak secretary.I started a day job, the thing ….
.....to DO (I thought) .

I was still with the U.S. Postal Service. We each had a car.
"D" was a collector and she went "overboard", yes, "TOO far" ….
collecting dolls and stuffed animals, ....and crystals to boot.
Only problem, besides "space", was she used some "LOOT", …..
.....aka (‘also-known-as)…

… "money", not hers, but "Bri's", to satisfy her doll(s) -desire.
We had a joint checking account.With funds it did supply...her, …
…till I noticed what was not ‘right'.Then I moved out,
but, I don't believe, at "D", I did.....at that time shout.

I rented a room, "D" and I had counseling, & got "separate-checking".
Miraculously her spending (and other things)ended up NOT wrecking ….
....our marriage, …YET!
But the darkness/light? "at the end of the tunnel" was there,
and in another year or two I'd had more than 'my share' …....
.....of foolishness! !

Perhaps the cats missed me?She kept them in the ….cellar!
I didn't miss "D", but years later, she sent letters to this ….feller
Now I've "lost (all)touch" with her; we parted friends.

Finally, I'll now tell you of ‘wife 3'.My story ‘never ends'.



Wife "3"

All of MY wives have been younger than I by several …..
years.
I've experienced some laughter, and, my wives, some ….
tears.
Wife # 3 [her name began with "D" also; I'll say "D-2"] …
was the Dumbest, but also the sexiest, AND she was kind, and sweet.
AND she baked cookies which, of course, I liked to eat.

Raised with a horrid dad and two brothers, …both …..
mentally retarded,
"D-2" ‘s life was a challenge nearly BEFORE it got started!
[[ And then I, BRI came along! ! ! ! ]]

D-2 worked at ‘care-giving' and ‘cleaning' jobs; she was good.
She was the most fun wife.Could she tell jokes?She …
could!
And sometimes I'd say somethin' funny & she would roll …., laughing, on the floor.
Other times we'd both roll, …in our bed, joking, … and …..MORE! !

But she and ‘Wife-the-First', were prone to depression,
and "D-2" …..
was "never satisfied" with her life; it was her expression....of disappointment!
Things got to be ‘NOT-so-much-fun', for both, & we....
got a divorce, …..
which caused D-2 [OF COURSE] to feel, later, quite a ….bit of ‘remorse'.



The "Others" ……


I've had love-interests in other women, throughout my …..
life, …..
but only four (4)times have I chosen a woman for my …...
‘dear' wife.
And I've yet to choose a man, though men have showed …interest in me, ...
….AT LEAST TWICE.
And DO NOT think I haven't ‘considered it'; some men …are...
..damn nice! ! !

Hell, look at ME! ! ! !


(April …..19th & 20th ….2018)


P.S.# 3 just called me, fifteen (15)years after divorcing me.
She asked: "Why don't you divorce her and marry my again? "
I answered her: "I'll consider it if the occasion ever arises."

Topic(s) of this poem: marriage, wife


Poet's Notes about The Poem

It's all (much of it)there, and all true (most of it) .

bri:)

Comments about Wives Bri Has Known..[ Looking Back; Some Fun, Some Fury; Partially True & All Personal; Long; Do N-O-T Read The Personal Parts! ] by Bri Edwards

  • Invisible One I Am Not Here (5/30/2018 4:23:00 PM)

    ahahahahahahhahahahah think you should give up Bri! pmsl (Report)Reply

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  • Valsa George (5/25/2018 12:02:00 AM)

    And sometimes I'd say somethin' funny & she would roll …., laughing, on the floor.
    Other times we'd both roll, …in our bed, joking, … and …..MORE! !

    Quite interesting lines.................. Altogether you have given us a glimpse of your 'eventful' life! I feel you are an open book Bri!
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  • Valsa George (5/24/2018 11:59:00 PM)

    I wonder how I missed this facetious (hilarious) write! Half of this must be exaggeration, but am sure, is not without stark truths! Thus your experimentation with wives must have supplied you with umpteen experiences and a life time of sweet and sour memories! Compared to you, our experience is very limited...! I have so far truly known only one man! (Report)Reply

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  • Nudershada Cabanes (5/4/2018 12:39:00 AM)

    A very interesting poem about your past three wives. Looking forward to more stories from you. (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (5/1/2018 6:52:00 AM)

    Very amusing one! Liked your note: 3 just called me, fifteen (15) years after divorcing me.
    She asked: Why don't you divorce her and marry my again?
    I answered her: I'll consider it if the occasion ever arises.....! I will revisit this poem if I find time!
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  • Savita Tyagi (4/29/2018 4:22:00 PM)

    Ok started reading but to be finished later....... (Report)Reply

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  • Paul Brookes (4/22/2018 8:25:00 AM)

    As always an amusing write it would be interesting to see their take on you lol (Report)Reply

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  • Kostas Lagos (4/21/2018 2:32:00 AM)

    I wish I could read your wives' poems about you too! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/20/2018 9:27:00 PM)

    Hello, you are an interesting person. I enjoyed this read! Wow....did that really happen? ...yes it's me! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2018



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