Mimi-Mona Poetry: She Doesn’t Need Welfare Love

©She Doesn’t Need Welfare Love

Mimi Wolske, May 2014

Mimi Wolske-Mona Arizona™

All Rights Reserved


Losing love hurts worse than being catheterized…

you can’t take love’s temperature

every five minutes

to see if the fever’s gone down.


Don’t mind if she falls apart,

there’s a bigger painting to be completed

before the rain dries in white heat.


Descending to




to drop the we-need-to-talk bomb—

For God’s sake! just do it!

Satisfaction guaranteed.


We all suffer…

Everything echoed her dilemma;

And she’s starving when all around her exist on a smorgasbord of

Make Love Not War on propaganda

or the child who waves its arms as though

digging its grave in the air.


Stir and repeat—

It isn’t you it’s me it isn’t you

echoes from every wave in an ocean of netted fish.


Small cameras others keep in their eyes

click away at the farewell party

Fare Thee Well? Fare well?

Well Fare….



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