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Couples

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Methbitten,
chunks of brain,
eaten away.
Jail saved him.
Now he drinks
and says he doesn't,
makes promises,
he forgets to keep.

She pretends,
he's more than he is.
Hates herself.
Disappointment saves her.
She buys his beer,
curses his drinking,
threatens deadlines,
forgets the dates.