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Best Man

Ring, ring goes my telephone,
I move to the front door of the house
I rent to own 
I am moving slow,
I stroll,

The call came a few hours before 
from a dear friend of mine 
forewarning me of the grime,
dirty shards ripping, crippling my inner core.

I saw them together at the grocery store.
Discombobulated, my shirt smells of pine,
weighted, my heart begins to whine,
My best man, my girl. A romance so hard to ignore.

Jared Pickett

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  1. Date: 2/2/2012 5:56:00 AM
    I have truly enjoyed reading your poetry you have posted here at PoetrySoup. You are a very special poet and I wish you the best in your life and with your poetry. Two thumbs up to you Jared. Love and best wishes always, Carol

  1. Date: 5/16/2010 4:07:00 PM
    Mr JP, This poem makes me sad because you saw your best man and girl together at the grocery store. I can't imagine a girl choosing someone else. Wonderful poem. Scarlett

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 8:19:00 PM
    SOUP MAIL....

  1. Date: 5/10/2010 10:14:00 AM
    Hope this is fiction. .very deep and sad. .Ow that bestman needs a hit with a pan. :). .Charma

  1. Date: 5/8/2010 1:44:00 PM
    Mr Pickett, Your soup mail had a server error. I sent you a soup mail with my email address. Thank you. Scarlett

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 9:34:00 AM
    I'm sorry if this is a true story...very nice poem...Scarlett

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 9:11:00 AM
    There are sure some tacky people..though it may hurt..your better off without them, trust me...Thnx for the honor of choosing Jimmy's and my poem in the contest...This Sestina is a mighty challenge...but very stimulating...Peace and love, Audrey

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 8:47:00 AM
    It happens more often than not Jared and its never easy to deal with .. perfect words to tell your tale... SOUP MAIL... with luv from the "Sweetheart"