His Wife (tanka)

Looking at his wife

The husband broke down and cried

At the bitter truth

He had lost the girl he loved

And gained this view of himself

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Sunny River 3 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

Ouch. That doesn't sound like a happy view.

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

I don't know what'd be more painful; the loss or the gain?

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

That's what happens when a couple dresses alike!

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dreamseeker2 3 years ago

Aww...sad reflection, but a great write! ; ) Voted it up and awesome!

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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Very clever my friend !

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MsDora 3 years ago from The Caribbean

Sober reflection short and powerful!

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MizBejabbers 3 years ago

Hope it's not autobiographical!

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ImKarn23 3 years ago

is he gay? Tell him it's ok...


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Theater girl 3 years ago from New Jersey

Sometimes in losing something, your find yourself. Painful, but true. voted Up

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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

I'm always amazed at your choice of expressions.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Clever indeed.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

It certainly happens, but we all seem to change somehow, don't we?

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Real clever.

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