©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.
to drop the we-need-to-talk bomb—
For God’s sake! just do it!
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?
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