Like I Do

I almost called you today

when a song came on the radio

that reminded me of the

“us” in my mind’s eye; the us that lives

exclusively and forever

in my heart

then I remembered

(how could I forget?)

you don’t care

like I do and that

you don’t think

of me “that way” and you

don’t want to hear stupid

songs that mean nothing

like I do.

 

 

Author: The Abject Muse

Susan Marie Shuman is an author and freelance writer/editor who currently resides in the wilds of Birmingham, AL. She shares her life with four spoiled cats, several friends (not all of them imaginary) one husband and one step-son. When she's not working, Susan enjoys horseback riding, reading, taking her cats for a spin in their pet stroller, and taking naps. An ex-bartender, recovering crash test dummy and all-around late bloomer, Susan graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2004 with a BA in English. She minored in Russian. Long-range goals include visiting Israel, the Czech Republic and Liechtenstein. Susan is also planning to launch a micronation which would be called either Suzannistan or Eastern Suzanorovia.

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