Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Today by Wolfgang Carstens


i texted my wife
to let her know
i was bringing
home some milk

changed it
to milf.

i discovered
the error
when she messaged me back
asking if the milf
was hot
and should she
send the kids
to the neighbors
for the night.

that's why i love her.

it's also
the main reason
our marriage
has lasted 26 years.

she's always
willing to try


Wolfgang Carstens lives in Canada with his wife, five kids, grandson, dog, mortgage and death. His poetry is printed on the backs of unpaid bills. More information at

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