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La Colchoneta
by Jennifer Lawson-Perez
Friday, October 22, 2010
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Today I wondered...
as the shrews wagged tongues.
Seated alone in my room, hearing my name;
watching my dog's mouth form vowel sounds
I wished I understood.

Toying with the shadows in the room --
naming them; wondering which food created
grease spots on those blue, blue walls.
Wondering if her colchoneta was worth it
as he lied to me.

I'm a lone child, eyes stinging,
waiting to be picked for the team.
Nicole, I cry.  Nicole, Nicole, Nicole!
Bitch, tramp, whore!
The women he wants otra vez.

I read her name over and over
and over.  Write it next to his;
scratch it out and write it again.
And hear those shrews laughing.
loud enough for my ears.

Estas loca, he saysShe's just a
friend.
I see a circle of friends
throwing daggers at my heart
laughing, laughing, merrily
killing me inside as my dog licks my tears.

 



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Reviewed by Paul Judges 10/20/2011
A powerfully written poem, Jennifer.

Best wishes, Paul
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