the homewrecker

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
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Submitted: March 04, 2012

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ever so damaged is the party who put all their eggs in

the basket,

make-believing that because two share a mutual roof,

that no more effort needs to be made &

that maybe because a contract now exists,

that no more effort needs to be made &

that because all the friends of one are the friends of

the other,

that no more effort needs to be made &

maybe if they acted naively rash in the beginning &

children got dragged into this picture,

that still,

no more effort needs to be made.

 

when another party comes into the picture,

they are allowed in because there is a hole in the

wall---

water was flushing through in little spits,

but at first, the river stayed flowing in the direction

that it

had been thought to be flowing,

given all the contextual cues,

but the parties involved did not spend any time trying

to bandage this new cut &

no one even got down close enough to the hole in the

wall

to try & plug it with even so much as their own

thumb.

 

events follow like the plot in a poorly written film,

where hopes & dreams are now traded in for

self-fulfilling prophecy,

with one party playing “the hurt card” & the other

playing the

“fed up card,”

as the blame game begins, the roof over each of them

is up for grabs &

as the blame game begins, the contract between them

gets torn to shreds &

as the blame game begins, the mutual friends disown

them both (sick of listening to them) &

as the blame game continues, if there are children

involved, their lives now take on a whole new

inventory of nightmares.

 

as the threads of the sweater once thought new &

wondrous

slowly pull apart & the design of the whole thing

becomes frayed &

destroyed,

hate is directed at the party who cares about one of

those now

deteriorating,

ironic that the effort being made is by the

“homewrecker”

who with bandages in hand & a face full of

experience,

is more than ready to pick up the pieces or at least

provide something momentarily positive

amidst the ensuing chaos.


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