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The Friday Poem – Harry Ricketts

New verse by Wellington writer, academic and editor Harry Ricketts.

Having trouble with your relationship?
You may or may not be to blame.
Don’t delay ‒ contact Dumper & Co today.

Does he or she play home and away?
Suspect them of being bi, straight or gay?
Having trouble with your relationship?

Some like it cold, some hot.
Discretion guaranteed ‒ or not.
Don’t delay ‒ contact Dumper & Co today.

It’s the little things, they say: her laugh, his goobledygoo.
Are you sleeping with someone with more problems than you?
Having trouble with your relationship?

We understand it can be hard to unclip;
let us handle all the hullabaloo.
Don’t delay ‒ contact Dumper & Co today.

A letter, a phone call, an email, a tweet,
Ron could pay a little visit.
Having trouble with your relationship?
Don’t delay ‒ contact Dumper & Co today.


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