Martin Lawrence missed Will Smith.
They hadn’t seen each other
Since Bad Boys Two.
Martin spent 15 years
Smiling at anyone with big ears
Pretending it was his old partner.
But it never was.
He was so alone.
Sad boy for life.
© Carl Burkitt 2018
This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2018 – a daily poem for a celebrity’s birthday.