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 A Valentine's an easy thing to make 
with scissors, glue, just always keep in mind 
a heart is even easier to break. 

The paper color choice is yours to stake.
Purists would choose red, the common kind. 
A valentine's an easy thing to make. 

Don't run with scissors, please for heaven's sake
and write a verse that's lofty and refined
because a lover's heart's an easy thing to break. 

To begin we fold the paper then we take 
the scissors and cut carefully need I remind? 
A valentine's an easy thing to make. 

The task's as simple as a piece of cake. 
Some people even do it to unwind. 
Tread carefully, a heart's an easy thing to break. 

It's just a trifle yet it can ease the ache 
of loneliness, the pain of daily living's grind. 
A valentine's an easy thing to make 
but a heart is even easier to break. 

Marilyn Wallner

Marilyn Wallner is an unapologetic memoirist who uses a pre-World War II manual typewriter.

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