Poem: Material.

‘You are mythical’,

He said.


‘An eternal beauty;


Wife material!’

He declared.


By noon,

He was put off

By how cerebral

My words were;

They rendered me

less celestial

In his eyes.


‘I thought

You were special’

He grumbled.


My differential


And my abnormal

Sense of humour

Appalled him.


I found him banal;

I thought the

Easy way that he

Swallowed the love

Which he had spat out was



But all of that is



Such are the burdens

Of the



Written by

Ivie M. Eke 2018.

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