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According To:

According to the Gremlins

Hanging off my earlobes

I cannot get it posted today

According to the Mother

It is proclaimed that I am always wrong

According to the doctors

Mom needs a feeding tube

According to mom’s appetite

At the nursing home she was not being fed

According to me (being wrong)

The nurses were just lazy

According to her weight gain

I must be doing something right

According to Medicaid

Mom should not have gifted her monies

According to the system

She should get it all back

According to economical times

The money is long since spent to survive

According to Medicaid

Mom is denied services, just sent home to die

According to the children

They complained that I was an absentee mother

According to the shrinks of County Child Services

The boys were never touched

According to my Québec weekend vacation

Years later, one child did confess

According to the years of bad behavior

Their uncle got 10 years

According to my dentist

Soon I’ll have no teeth

According to x boyfriends

I have bad wiring in my head

According to the shrinks

I am working with half my brain

According to my doctors

I need to lose lots a weight

According to my mirror

I am still 112lbs, but

According to my scale

It just pops and screams

According to the coroner

He could pronounce me dead

According to my Pop

I was his Pocahontas, a graceful, barefooted, free spirit

According to my old man

I must be part redneck, with bare and dirty feet

He does not see the Pocahontas in me

According to my Presa de Canario (135 lbs dog)

I take up too much of my own bed

According to my lover

I am insatiable in between the sheets

 According to some of my actions

I’m sure to burn in Hell

According to some others

I’ve guaranteed a right hand seat next to God

According to my life

Maybe Purgatory will just do.

According to the self

It is ordained that I am always right.

According to my life’s story

It sounds like I’ve been in therapy for years

According to my sanity

Writing is all that saved me.


Posted 01/04/15
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