Here below the post from Tupelo for the poems of August 2013.
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One / by Mariela Griffor
How was Markus looking for some comfort
in the heart of his wife without noticing that she didn’t
even care about his search? It was kind of cruel
to have met in the high school and for years to call
each other sweetheart because the sweetheart
was not living there anymore. Her mind moved out
years ago when money was not enough and the
payment due at the end of the month broke her heart,
she didn’t know about real needs until she meet him.
Her body stays with them. They were too many to
abandon them and
forget about them she thought at times.
This cruelty would not be pardoned by
her own family
and friends and she did care about what they thought about
Name: Mariela Griffor