All posts tagged: Argument Poems

‘Phrase Books Never Equip you for the Answers’ by Sarah Clancy

Phrase Books Never Equip you for the Answers   On the morning of the fifteenth time we went through our sleep-with-your-ex routine, I had the usual optimism thing about mistakes is to not keep repeating the same ones I said disregarding the government health warning on the cigarettes I was sucking, crossing the road without stopping speaking or looking, ignoring the red man pulsing on the lights at the junction, I was wired direct and I said; I know, I’ll write you the definitive user manual for me. You said I was arrogant that we should make it up as we go, and I said; well could I do a mind map then? With here be dragons marked clearly in red, so we won’t flounder like last time end up washed up dehydrated and drained well I was, fairly wired, I said ‘in each shipwreck we’re lessened embittered, come on, let me at least try to fix it, I can write us a blueprint for the new improved version, and you laughed and said well …