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The bank account says NO



Forget yoga, she says,
I want to practice boxing.
My chest can already feel the blows.
From two sides: also from the heart therein.
Pluses and minuses and
Advantages and disadvantages
and I want to be with her.
The bank account says NO.
Her heart, though, breaks
every time she hears that awful syllable
No matter what the language.
Oh, God, I could really use a windfall
RIGHT NOW.


Yeah, I didn't think so.
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Submitted by KevinMarston on August 16, 2012

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Kevin Marston

I've been teaching English in Warsaw for more than 17 years, but now doing translation, proofreading and online writing (Wattpad, Scribd and Medium). I actually submitted these poems more than 19 years ago on the old-old poetry.com website; it's great to see them come to light again! more…

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