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Don't be this guy

Has anyone heard when asking a friend
 Their plans for the well known Valentines day
 That it's nothing but a means to the end
 He shows his love to her another way

 If he ignores that day she will not mind
 It's a manufactured day for others
 Those who don't act in a way that is kind...
 He'd banish it if he had his Druthers

 Nothing but a day to sell sweets and cards
 And to increase sales at jewelry stores
 A chance to sell poems written by bards
 Inspired by novels written by bores

 Next day he'll wish he could get those words back
 After she buys him his favored six pack
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Submitted on August 21, 2014

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