I was paging through my Facebook today and saw my friend had been tagged in a picture. It was of the man I dated all through college on his wedding day. He wrote such beautiful words on his anniversary to his wife. I just have to wonder if he ever stopped fooling around.He wrote me all those beautiful lines years ago.When I was young and a lot weaker. He contacted me over and over throughThe years, would never let me go. Finally, I put an end to it. For a year after he married he tried to be with me. I refused his advances. Of course that never happened. Yeah right. So I was not expecting him on my fb page but a mutual friend was tagged in the picture, so, I went back there today. Closure is great!
Below is the poem entitled Your Wedding Photo which was written by poet
Oliver. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Jennifer Marie Oliver
I never wanted to write about you a man from my past
From so many life's ago I felt our love would last
I was so young and weak from your trance
Little did I know that it was just part of your dance
Today, you posted a picture of your wedding years ago
Told of how deep your love was for the one that you betroth
Sweet and sappy drippings of a romance so true
Little did they know how you had always dated two
I gave you all four years of my college life
Believed in all your statements about being your wife
Never had an inkling that you had strung me along
Believing in the tryst of lies you had sung to me in song
Described how for 37 years she's been your best friend
Our college years together in 83' did end
So with my calculations your relationship began
In '78 before we met, so now I understand
For four years I believed that I'd become your wife
Instead you were courting two and living a double life
I'm so grateful that I never married you to this day
For a marriage built upon a lie, you would always stray
I hope that all the girls in college today will listen up!
Don't waste time on men in school education is a must
Men will come and go like water through a sieve
Count only on yourself and what you have to give
I dodged a bullet with this scoundrel, went on to finer things
I am forever grateful he no longer pulls my strings.