A Dozen Roses

my darling
for our divorce
one dozen rose stems
grab them with a bare hand
like you grabbed my heart


For Addicted to Purple

9 Responses

  1. Short and to the heart of the matter.

  2. Dear Joe,

    Ouch. Good one.



  3. Ha ha ha. He doesn’t believe in beating around the bush.

  4. Great story in a few words.

  5. Ouch! But that’ll do for him. Nice one!

  6. I sometimes feel that a good poem should make me jump a little with surprise – an ‘Ouch!’ moment you might say.
    Yours definitely had an ouch moment! Nice one, Joe!

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