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Fancy Men

hostility snaps the nerves
taut from life in tiny boxes
your neighbor prances
through the hall
and brags about her fancy men
attracted to her beautiful, black body
they pay
her rent
her groceries
everything she needs
she tramples them
orders them to hand over their wallets
they do
while she sinks into her coffin
of dependence on handouts

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  1. Date: 2/13/2012 9:21:00 AM
    Love this xx

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 10:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Madeleine. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/22/2011 2:57:00 AM
    Nothing to brag about,ill earnings or being kept by immoral means,dignity springs to mind, you got that then leave her crack on, you seem to have your morals ..Thank you your commenting on my poem " FATE, FINAL PIECE IN THE JIGSAW "Always encouraging on positive feedback .. Blessings Paul

  1. Date: 5/31/2011 8:02:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved feature this week Madeleine. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/30/2011 6:44:00 PM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Madeleine

  1. Date: 5/29/2011 9:03:00 PM
    madeleine,... congratulations on your featured poem of the week.. enjoyed stopping by,..p.d.

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 8:28:00 AM
    Wow!! Very nice poem...Jimmy

  1. Date: 3/30/2011 5:32:00 PM
    Creative and interesting write, Madeleine