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How much do I love thee
Let me tabulate all the ways

I bought you a new Mercedes
	With gold plated tire rims
I bought you a humongous diamond ring
	The size fit for all Royals and King
I bought you a store of the finest lingerie
	Secrets still held at the door by decree
I bought you a garden of roses so red
	My love was surely in bloom, or so they all said
I bought you a ticket to heavens pearly gates
	So that in paradise you’d have not to even wait
I bought you your very own private Lear jet
	To see the world through champagne eyes
My love was a vault and you emptied it dry
	My heart has now learned to never cry

How much do you love me?
Your lawyer seems to know

You claimed mental duress
	Suffering under such stress
The Mercedes was the wrong color so I am told	
	I should have known, pink, not gold
The diamond ring was too heavy to wear
	Your back injuries caused you painful despair
The lingerie didn’t cover you just right
	So medical ailments kept you up many a nights
The roses in bloom where not the right flower
	Your allergies they caused, thus making you sour
The ticket to heaven you plain out refused
	Said it was one way, and that just wouldn’t do!
You had no issues riding my Lear jet 
	You rode the pilot as well, a mile high kinda bet
My love you tossed into the bin out in back
	The divorce lawyer smiles at me, saying she sure is great in the sack 

The moral of the Story is this!
If you are sitting at the table, and
You see a few beetles scurrying about
Maybe even whistling a tune or two
Listen carefully to what they say

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 5/4/2015 10:41:00 AM
Awesome and funny write Arthur. I enjoyed it so and I am a big Beatles fan as well. Great song, great poem. A 7 for me....Sharon G.
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Date: 4/23/2015 12:46:00 AM
Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her a house. Rod Stewart
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/23/2015 12:47:00 AM
LOL I know that line!!!!! :)
Date: 4/15/2015 10:15:00 PM
Sorry that it took me a while to get here. You know me well. I love this, funny, brilliant!
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/23/2015 12:47:00 AM
Thanks Armand!!!! :)
Date: 4/12/2015 3:23:00 PM
Brilliant , très très bien!!!!
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Date: 4/12/2015 12:11:00 PM
love it Arthur....I need to show my good friend...I think he is still paying for two cars he doesn't own...lol
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Tim Smith
Date: 4/12/2015 1:03:00 PM
Lol
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/12/2015 1:00:00 PM
I give him permission to send this poem along with his monthly alimony cheques!!!! LOL
Date: 4/12/2015 8:38:00 AM
Now this is just to darn funny! Love it, can I have her Gold Mercedes? I don't think the lingerie will fit.
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/12/2015 12:59:00 PM
LOL, I thought you would like this one!! cheers
Date: 4/11/2015 8:49:00 AM
Can't buy me love ... Beatles Wickedly cool write .... lol .... Bev:)
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Bev Smith
Date: 4/11/2015 2:29:00 PM
YaY.... I win !!!!
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/11/2015 10:04:00 AM
and....... drum roll please........ the Prize goes to Bev !!!!!!
Date: 4/11/2015 4:45:00 AM
A great giggle Arthur - will work on the song that inspired you - oh their are many lol:-) Hugs Jan xx 7 xx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 4/11/2015 10:23:00 AM
I thought so with the beetles scurrying lol:-) Hugs jan xx
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/11/2015 10:04:00 AM
Thanks Jan, Bev just guessed it!!!!
Date: 4/11/2015 3:20:00 AM
browning would be stirring in the grave... what a big giggle this is, arthur... next time, sign a pre-nup!.. huggs
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/11/2015 10:05:00 AM
LOL, I wish I had all that too lose! Thanks Nette!
Date: 4/11/2015 3:17:00 AM
He gave her all those presents,but all the way all She ever wanted was a bit of his time,a bit of his listening,and a bit of his heart.On te other hand He gave her all He had and yet She couldnt see He gave all that He earned to her,yet She didnt appreciate it enough.So many couples have such misunderstandings that lead to divorce.The lesson from your poem-More communication and all cards on the table..More honesty about what and how We feel.An amazing post.To my favs.
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/11/2015 10:07:00 AM
Thanks Charma, although a serious side, I was poking fun at "gold diggers"
Date: 4/11/2015 2:50:00 AM
Whoa...took me this long, still can't guess the song! Maybe I've been listening to the wrong tune all along...Loved your acerbic wit, as usual! A 7 is no longer unusual...:)
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arthur vaso
Date: 4/11/2015 10:08:00 AM
Thank you Kim! Cant buy me Love, the Beatles