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Or Less....
by Sue Hess

Monday, March 19, 2007
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THis is the kind of men I used to meet...

Dont give me that tired old line
About how things would have been different
If wed met at a different time or place
How you would have loved me
If you had only been ready
How this just isnt the right time for you
And you wouldnt want to cheat me
You dont want to offer me less
Than I really deserve
And Id be better off with nothing
Than half of you
Dont expect me to buy it
Or just smile as you walk away
After all
You promised me forever
And I only got a month
Or less

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/22/2007
You tell it like it is, Sue; and you do it well. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 3/22/2007
Wow! Talk about "to THE point." Ahem... I have been on the receiving end of THIS conversation a few too many times! -- Jeff
Reviewed by CJ Heck 3/21/2007
This is excellent, Sue -- you've voiced what we've all heard a time or two in our lives, male or female. In truth, I guess there's no easy way to let someone down gently -- if we care, it's going to hurt. Very well done and a pleasure to read.
Love,
CJ
Reviewed by Jane Wallace 3/21/2007
Great job !! I wonder how often those very words have been spoken.
Your version sums it up in a nutshell.

Thank you,
Jane
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 3/21/2007
A write that is true for many other women as well, I've heard other women talk about similar remarks. Well written my friend!
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/20/2007
I had to grin a bit as I read this one for I will be honest I have used a few of those lines myself back when I was in the dating game but...
in all fairness I also heard those same lines spokent to me a time or two by some lady or the other. It think though with men the dating game is also the "see if I can get laid" game so they tend to be more picky when it comes down to cimmittment.
Anyway just so you know you are not alone...we were all there at one time or another.
Fee
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 3/20/2007
Ha-Ha, then I'm smart 'cause I'm 63 and single. Outstanding work of art.
Reviewed by Jibril Mohamed 3/19/2007
Commitment is essential for a relationship to stay healthy. As usual, you have penned an excellent poem.

Thank you Sue.

Abdullahi
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/19/2007
Something like that...more or less!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 3/19/2007
a kinda sad write for it rings true for many a woman
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