Paint Your Wagon

At one time I had two men

And I did love them both

But sadly I had to decide

Which one did I love most


One held out adventurous times

The other perfect kisses

Together they completed all

My perfect bucket wishes


I could have been there for them both

Of that I had no doubt

But men's egos what they are

It wouldn't have worked out


  • Lorna

    I'll let you in on a secret - one would have been "fun" in the short term but he wouldn't have stayed true......... God forbid you ever got a wrinkle with that one!!! But he was lovely!

  • TrystanBehm

    I love this - so simple and succinct, but the emotion and thought process behind the experience of the words - complicated. Awesome write!

    • Lorna

      Thank you Trystan - I was lucky that I picked the right one........

    • Fay Slimm.

      Ha - -this read left me with a wide smile Lorna - - sometimes we wish we could have the best of two males but choices made we know the faithful ones are the right catch. A great title too.

    • Joe Dawson

      Oh, The push and pull of love, I know the feeling, but if you're not sure, best to move on with as little hurt as possible. Having said that, I still look back with some regret - sometimes. A write straight from the heart I think. Joe

      • Lorna

        It is that! I still think about him and what possible "alternate universe" I may have lived in. (But I'm pretty that's just occasional escapism)......

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