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got a phone call today
by Steve Patterson

Friday, June 27, 2003

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i got a phone call today
kinda early this morning
from my ex
called me on my cell
not thru ma bell
not sure what it was
she was callin about
not sure why she called me at all
but she did

she'd quit her job or got fired
not sure which it was
me, i thought i'd been retired
"you were right about him"
"how did you know"
"yeah, he only wanted in my pants,
did that show"
"so now i'm goin' out on my own"
"jack's gonna a back me, thought i'd let you know"
"he'll support me for 6 months, but he's not supporting me, just business, an investment"
"and if it don't work, i'll sell the house (our house), and pay him back"...darlin'...ain't got no equity
"do you think i should, do you think i can"
shit you're askin' the wrong man

what a strange call.
made my day fall...
time was i'd be there
but now i just get to share
in the after thoughts
guess i'm glad she sought
my point of view

damn it hurts
comes in fits & spurts
knowin'
the truth
knowin
the lie

just a ramble i'm sure
no poetry thats pure

just passin time
just getin lost in my mind

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Reviewed by Sara Coslett 6/27/2003
Hey, this is good stuff. And interesting in that I think it was yesterday that you were sad and lonely over your wife leaving you, as well as a lot of other hard sad moments that have accumulated over the past couple of years. Maybe life isn't so cut and dry afterall?
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 6/27/2003
Good poem! Out of your pain, comes some darn good poetry! Sorry you have to pay that hurting cost!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 6/27/2003
This was poetry at its best, very painful, I hope you heal,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 6/27/2003
Steve,,, Pizza came ... ate.. off to bed wiped out after the wedding and stuff...
Hey this is good.
Peg
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 6/27/2003
Well, Steve:

This was truly a write from your heart. I understand how you must feel. Hope your hurt will go away very soon.

May Lu a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
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