The Poems

Apostrophe (You Are Entirely Happy With Your Poem)

From the Apostrophe Engine.

From the Christmas, 2002, issue 

(No. 9)

you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are a man • you are a little confused • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are wonderful, lori • you are a wonderful and very gifted person • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are far from home • you are fed up with suitcase life, and sleeping on your own • you are fed up with airline food, and feeling half dead, half alive • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are near • you are really kind and generous, and would sacrifice anything for me, you are the solid branch of our new-found family tree • you are the best! • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are my last hope for a man, and I’m your mid-life crisis, we’re just doing the best we can! • you can never sit still, you are always out mowing the grass, not that it’s really hard work, because you just sit on your big fat ass • you are a world champion snorer, boy, you can really snore! in fact, you’ve sawn so many logs, they litter our forest floor! • you are the most loving man i have ever known in my life, and i am so very, very happy to be with you as your wife • you are much more than a husband, mike, you are like my very best friend, and it is hard to wrap all that up, as these words come to an end • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are cute • you are more than that to me • you are cute • you are more than that to me • you are more than welcome to publish the poem on your site—after all, u wrote it! but i would appreciate it if you could leave out my story altogether as now that i’ve told all my friends about your site, there are some of whom i wouldn’t like to know about this • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are going to be a daddy, happy anniversary, happy father’s day! • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are on a roll • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are wonderful, lori • you are awesome!!! i like it, thank you very much • you are entirely happy with your poem • you are not happy then there is no charge and your deposit is returned • you are totally satisfied with the outcome • you are so full of charisma and grace

Bill Kennedy lives in Scarborough. He is a writer, Web designer, co-host of the Lexiconjury reading series, and director of the Scream in High Park poetry festival. Last updated Christmas, 2002.Darren Wershler-Henry lives in Seaton Village. He is a writer, critic, editor, and assistant professor of communication studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the author of The Iron Whim (M. & S., 2005) and, with Bill Kennedy, Apostrophe (ECW, 2006). Last updated Christmas, 2006.
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