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Art by W. Jack Savage 2020

MARRIAGE

 

By Marc Carver

 

I told her that was what marriage is 

watching you screw up your face

like a wild animal while you put your bra on or your deodorant.

Things that other people didn't know but I had seen you do it a thousand times or more and each time it still fascinated me.

I can steal these things from your life so I don't have to live my own

I only wish I had more people to steal from

 

 

 

Carver is an old man that occasionally manages to knock out a good poem, or two.






W. Jack Savage is a retired broadcaster and educator. He is the author of eight books including Imagination: The Art of W. Jack Savage (wjacksavage.com).  To date, more than fifty of Jack’s short stories and over a thousand of his paintings and drawings have been published worldwide. Jack and his wife Kathy live in Monrovia, California.




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