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Red Hot Snapper

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Red Hot Snapper


When a relationship is based
on a red hot snapper
with a knockout wrapper
that builds a fire in your jeans.

This kind of marriage is for
the movie screen.

In time the snapper cools down.
The knockout wrapper isn't
quite the knockout it used to be
and the fire in your jeans is on it's way out.

This is now the beginning of the end.
You don't really know each other
your not even friends
and now the fights begin.

If you had picked your wife for life
with the head on your shoulders
instead of the one between your knees,
you might have found a wife for life
instead of a high maintenance money pit
that you can't please.









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  1. Date: 5/1/2012 10:54:00 AM

    you were spot on..

    Allen Avatar Terry L. Allen Date: 5/1/2012 11:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I think then it would be a better world if people could think with their brains instead of their underpants but that would seriously put a kink in the process of natural selection for procreation in the human mammal. I guess there is just no winning. TLee
  1. Date: 5/1/2012 8:50:00 AM

    Terry I like this, it tells it how it is, but you should read my poem, 1 o'clock, same theme slightly different point of view...David

    Allen Avatar Terry L. Allen Date: 5/1/2012 10:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi David thanks for your kind words and kindness to review. May Life bring happiness straight to your door. TLee