2012 April PAD Challenge: Day 13

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For today's prompt, write an unlucky poem. Today is Friday the 13th, and I think it's the perfect opportunity to wax poetic about anything and everything unlucky.

Here's my attempt:

"Lovesick B."

My baby said yes
when I was saying no;
she said speed up
when I was going slow;
my girl wanted space
when I finally had room;
she swept me away
and handed me the broom.


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