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The Diet

I never eat breakfast 
since the mornings when, as a small child,
my older brother, 
sitting at the same cheery-blue kitchen table,
would arch one dark, thick eyebrow up from behind the cereal box 
and snarl, “I hate your guts.”

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  1. Date: 1/6/2012 1:03:00 PM
    Made me chuckle and make me think of the hell i put my little sister thru. I like it.

  1. Date: 1/6/2012 7:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured poem this week Soulfire. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/4/2012 3:32:00 AM
    lol..2 cute :)

  1. Date: 1/3/2012 10:55:00 PM
    A very humorous write well done, Brenda

  1. Date: 1/3/2012 4:11:00 PM
    I like this! Very good!

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 4:58:00 PM
    If this is an actual event, my heart aches for you. Elaine

  1. Date: 4/18/2011 3:28:00 PM
    this is good!! cory

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 9:27:00 PM
    cute little piece, very good.

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 3:28:00 PM
    Interesting diet..I guess he gave you aversion therapy didn't he..Enjoyed reading this eve..Sara

  1. Date: 4/11/2011 9:06:00 AM
    Nice narrative with a powerful ending.