Friday, June 10, 2016

The Next Logical Step (For Anita)

What really happened
is I decided that I didn’t have to be
the comic relief in my own life anymore.

I didn’t have to be the
good-natured, lovable
schlemiel that never caught
the brass ring.

I decided I didn’t have to be
Rhoda Morgenstern anymore.

I could be Mary Richards
and I deserved to be happy.

From there
the next logical step was
to marry
the woman of my dreams.


  1. This is wonderful, Mosk.

  2. I think the (For Anita) poems are my most favorite.

  3. That's a huge and wonderful step, Mosk, to realized this, and then, act upon.