You thought women would be attracted by
    an appreciation of books.
You thought they would melt in your embrace when
    discerning taste in buying art.

But extravagances of this sort leave
    nothing for kids or clothes.
So after telling you how sweet you are,
    they go marry a tough guy.

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© 2006 Warren Farr, revised 3/18
Reprinted from Poems by an Artist.