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OK?
by Leysa Lowery

Monday, April 07, 2003

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Sometimes love isn't forever ...

Right after making love to me
(scratch that/replace with …)
Right after having sex with me,
He tells me the truth.
“You’re strong,” he says
“You’ll be OK,” he says
There’s not another woman
If there were I would scratch her eyes out
And feel better.
There wasn’t a big fight
At least then I could have
Screamed! Ranted! Raved!
Exorcised this pain.
It was just a whimpering little death.
Twenty-five years of lovin’ this man
Ending with his telling me
“You’re strong, you’ll be OK”

I could hear the television in the
Living room
The family doing its Sunday night
Routine
The telephone rang,
Kids ran up and down the stairs,
Someone hollered, someone laughed.
No one aware that life had just changed
For us all.
A sucker punch to the gut
Followed by tears
... And prayer
The person I loved and trusted most
In the world
Said I was going to be OK --
So it must be true ...
Right?

Hearts, Pen & Paper
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Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/7/2003
Wow a low blow!...So sorry...The only thing I can say is, it's up to you what it will be like!If you don't let anyone elses idea of how you should be and go with your own gut and heart feelings you'll make it through.
Reviewed by the phantom pheonix (Reader) 4/7/2003
this was so so sad and tearjerking I hope all is ok
Reviewed by James David Compton (Reader) 4/7/2003
Nicely written, Leysa.
From one who's been there, and heard those words, it won't be OK, it will just be different.
-James
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/7/2003
Oh what a tear jerker...too many men like this in the world...and too many that end up with great ladies and dont appreciate it..I have seen it before...great expression here Leysa...floria
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 4/7/2003
Gut wrenching...I feel for this woman.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 4/7/2003
Well done on a difficult topic.
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader) 4/7/2003
I love a woman that is able to put a NICE BIG FOOT UP A MAN'S ASS :) Try it, THEN you will be ok ;) lol.... :) Very good job with emotions here. Teresa
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