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Jayne Jaudon Ferrer, Author & Word Woman
"Reality poetry" for women who are smart, sassy, and seasoned!
God, if we get a Round Two,
there are things I would not do
I would not work in retail.
I would not spend Thanksgiving alone.
I would definitely not go out with
that creep from the Chrysler place.
There are things I would do differently:
I would paint rooms turquoise
and fuschia and lime
instead of beige.
I would spend more money on massages
instead of on late fees.
I would buy stock in Amazon
instead of Enron.
I would go caroling
and take long walks in the wood
more often, eat
fresh raspberries and ripe pineapple
spend more time on a porch,
less time in a car,
in the glorious wisdom that comes