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Dethroning the Ex

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Dethroning the Ex

You’re lifeless, listless, sleeping all the time Believe me, this was no victimless crime You cooked all of his meals and cleaned his house You surely deserve better than this louse Raise your hands in thanks that he didn’t stay The brightest path to healing is to pray Buy yourself something special – a new dress? When someone asks you to dance, just say yes It’s time you planned a Caribbean cruise Vent through poetry; awaken your muse Lean on your friends, we’re always here for you Come with us, have some laughs, we’ll pull you through Should you see your ex walking all alone You’ll know this would-be king has been dethroned
*Entry for Michael’s "How to Fix a Broken Heart” Contest By Carolyn Devonshire

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  1. Date: 3/31/2012 12:36:00 AM
    I hear this. Thank You. - Chuck

  1. Date: 3/20/2012 8:03:00 AM
    Love is not bound by would be kings of concepts. Smile, Love it Dear Friend. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 7:22:00 AM
    Yes, so right! You should send it to you know who, LOL

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 1:53:00 AM
    You definitely give great advice here for healing a broken heart-- that line "the brightest path to healing is to pray" stood out for me-- very wise words here, Carolyn! I wish you the best in the contest and I hope that you are doing good and feeling ok... hugs your way!

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 6:24:00 PM
    This is great, Carolyn. Wonderful advice! Best wishes in the contest. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 3:24:00 PM
    Strong and powerful write dear Carolyn.Like Cyndi says,it should place high in Michael`s contest! Hope you`re fine over there in Florida,and have a great weekend.Hugs and Love Always,Arild

  1. Date: 3/17/2012 3:03:00 PM
    Great write, Carolyn. Reminds me of the song, "I will survive!" This should place high in Michael's contest. Best of wishes, Cyndi