MenMen! There's something wrong with them.
A late night meeting, out of town,
With Mr. Lodge, her preening boss,
Concludes with him on top of her.
She sobs. He simply strides away.
She tells her husband. He goes crazy,
Says he's going to murder Lodge,
Though not to resurrect her honor.
He's concerned with his. Predictably,
Her husband misses. Lodge is wounded,
And he heals from that, but her complaint
Draws blood. He's sent to prison and he
Pays her an amount that's not disclosed,
And, in the end, with both her husband
And her boss now far from her, she doubts
That she will ever need, or even want, a man.
Poetry by Lawrence Beck
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Written on 2019-10-13 at 11:21
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