Poetry Peter & His Wife April 22, 2017 adams 433 views 1 Comment Whenever Peter and his wife pass We people on the street admired them. They were typical of ideal marriage case; Happy and glamorous all the time.We were at the church when they said “I do” For what they did long ago They would have said “I did” Then they kissed and beamed with smiles. Yes we knew they did, under the mango tree When he said “I love you” And she said “I love you too” And they cuddled like kittens in harmattan spree Then one blissful Monday night When NEPA conspired with the moon light And they created total blackened night We looked up at Peter’s window pane To see long shadows cast by candle light, And saw as two shadows fought in pain Taller shadow raised a leather bet and flogged the Shorter The Shorter raised a molded fist and punched the Taller Punches and bets swung untamed Then we wondered what horror movie the Peters watched. We greeted Mrs Peter in the morning And she replied in usual gait ” fine morning” Later we saw her Facebook post: “My super boo for life in whom I boast” Then a picture of Peter in monkey suit. . ..