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When love forgets

When love forgets, you wait at the door/
wearing the lingerie he bought you before/
when love forgets, you wait for the nice words/
but the words never come and you never get heard/


when love forgets, he changes your views/
and looks at the women in their high heeled shoes/
he dosent respond in the way that he should/
together for years, but this doesn't feel good/


His eyes wander fast to every next cleavage/
your small breasts no contest, you feel you're not needed/
you're just a bit part now, he takes you for granted/
should you move on, the seed has been planted/

you want to be loved and cherished and adored/
not to stay at home washing plates, being bored/
you want to go back when he very first knew you/
in a passionate way his eyes used to view you/


relegated now to a place you don't recognise/
when you laugh the smile does not reach your eyes/
the only affection you gets from the cat/
your still a young woman, how sad is that?

but what you don't notice when you leave the house/
are so many suitors waiting to pounce/
they notice your hair and your eyes and your spirit/
your old man at home does not think to fear it/


He's got you where he wants you, a dutiful housewife/
he thinks your happy with your stepford wives life/
But be warned Mr. conceited, while you lie to yourself/
She will be the muse of a handsome someone else/


He will love her and cherish her and fulfill her every need/
show her the good things and devour her with greed/
while they lie naked entangled debating her dull life/
you should have been loving your stay at home housewife/









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  1. Date: 1/28/2011 10:56:00 PM
    Brilliant write!You are a very talented writer.Enjoyed your poems----kashinath

  1. Date: 1/27/2011 2:40:00 PM
    Terrific poetry Lisa, the wordage is ideal. Many thank you's for your wonderful kind words on my poetry....:)x

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 10:09:00 PM
    This is pure profoundness Lisa, wonderful poem, ajoy to read. Harry

  1. Date: 1/26/2011 9:46:00 PM
    fantastic- i'm not one for rhyming poetry but i really enjoyed this there are some great lines in this piece, im glad i read this, take care