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Love Ain't Got No Buts
by Nan C Loyd

Tuesday, March 27, 2007
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Real love

There ain’t no buts in real love

No

I love you but you need to change

I love you but I won’t marry you

I love you but I don’t want your kid

I love you but I must put you down to build me up

I love you but my wife won’t understand

I love you but I will smack you if you make me mad

I love you but you just don’t understand me

I love you but I love her, too

I love you but I want a divorce

I love you but let’s just live together

I love you but it’s just for tonight

I love you but I toss that word around

So that I can get what I want from you.

There ain’t no buts in real love

 

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Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 8/18/2010
This is truly priceless. Thank you for sharing! You need to keep writing--honest!

Peace,

Sharon
Reviewed by Linda Law 7/2/2008
Are you sure I didn't write this.. sounds just like words I've said a million times... and had said to me as many jillion times... :-)) good poem. lindalaw
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/13/2008
No buts lead to action and not failure and rejection. Let the word fade out of existance for all I care, it just means unsureness too.
Reviewed by Ken Chartrand 5/1/2007
Hi Nan, I read your poem ,"Love Ain't Got No Buts" found it true!
I married my wife who was a divorced woman with three kids in tow. I thought that this lady had enough "buts" in her life. So there weren't
any now, too. Keep up the good work! Please feel free to visit my site at www.freewebs.com/kendoo.
Reviewed by Pier Tyler 4/20/2007
Yes, on all the above. Exactly! Might I add the one I've gotten,

"I love you but I'm not IN love with you."

Thanks for sharing this Nan.
Reviewed by Christy French 4/5/2007
Oh, yeah. Very well-put.

Christy
Reviewed by Gloria Gay 3/28/2007
Clever and amusing poem and highly original.
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