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You Used to Move Me

2009 February 19
by Anne Heraghty

Shave Off an Inch or Two

like a piece of furniture
dragging me from one room to the next to see
which corner I would fit into,
muttering about impossible measurements,
where you might shave off an inch here or there to
get a perfect fit. Eventually you quit
leaving me in the middle of the largest wall-
prisoner awaiting firing squad-
neither in your way nor
out of it.

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  1. Sue Sexton permalink
    February 21, 2009

    I get this one, and it really made me smile. A lot.

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