poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Luncheon
unknown

My friend asks me
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if I'd ever marry
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an Arab woman
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I respond I can't
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envision a scenario
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where an Arab woman
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wants to wed me.
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Then we eat sandwiches,
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and lie about how good
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our lives are.
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His needs some pepper,
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mine could use less salt.
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The waitress comes by
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to ask how everything is.
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I shoot him a look
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like maybe you should field this,
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but he is occupied
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with a ketchup bottle.
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I manage "It's great"
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