no hurricane hit

    the US this year

only a storm

    called Karin.


the only relieved,

    the one she left there –

a spouse

    in the briny

left carin’


a mate

    she would hate


    the ingrate


mixed up her name

    with an old flame

and called her instead



©2013, Marvin Loyd Welborn

05 October 2013




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