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Call Me a Fool

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Below is the poem entitled Call Me a Fool which was written by poet Marti Sutherland. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Call Me a Fool

"Cut the crust off my bread."
Not in the literal sense, but
I knew exactly what he meant
because I lived inside his head

He needed my hand to hold again
I always showed up-so call me a fool
He'll say he still loves me
I'll say it back but it's just pretend

One of these days when he makes his plea
I won't be the crutch to help him stand
I'll be dining on dainty finger sandwiches
having someone cut the crust off for me

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 8/12/2017 4:27:00 PM
Yes I really liked reading this. Well done!
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Date: 8/11/2017 11:02:00 AM
Great use of words and literary devices... Wonderful poem... Keep it up
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