Private Problems


Marriage problems are perhaps... The commonest of all... And
not uncommonly they shape... A tight and solid wall... As there
are certain marriages... That simply cannot last... Because of
present circumstance... Or something in the past ... But many
are the problems that ... Would never be so great... If gossips
did not spread the news... To every town and state... Predudice
and jealousy... Ambition to be "smart" ... Can wreck more
homes, as they prevent... The healing of a heart... The prob-
-blems of a husband and... A wife should be their own... And
life would hold more happiness... If they were left alone.


James J. Metcalfe

This poem is on page 32 of Poem Portraits For All Occasions by James J. Metcalfe

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