Because You Looked Pissed
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I bought you this card;
it was blank like my love.
I didn’t want to commit
to a date I couldn’t recall.
It might have been a first

kiss, no
anniversary, something

about a cat we rescued. All lost
in the slurry of our years.

So, I copied some verse
from another card
to be thoughtful.
It reminded me of someone
like you. It was as broad
as a medium cold reading,
or FBI profile.
There’s a little bit of everyone here,

perhaps even you.
The secret of poetry is cruelty.--Jon Anderson
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#2
Ow! Too honest!

OTOH, we poke fun at greeting card writers, but their verses have their uses.

And, though honesty doesn't work in so many cases, well, maybe she laughed.
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(05-10-2020, 08:28 AM)Todd Wrote:  I bought you this card;
it was blank like my love.
I didn’t want to commit
to a date I couldn’t recall.
It might have been a first

kiss, no
anniversary, something

about a cat we rescued. All lost
in the slurry of our years.

So, I copied some verse
from another card
to be thoughtful.
It reminded me of someone
like you. It was as broad
as a medium cold reading,
or FBI profile.
There’s a little bit of everyone here,

perhaps even you.
Great presentation! I love what you wrote here, it's beautifully rendered and easy to understand, well done.
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