WORDS

"Words are what men live by",

My father used to say;

"A man need never question why,

There's just no other way".

 

"Words are what men live by,

Since words themselves began",

And then he'd look me in the eye

As if I were a man.

 

"Women take a different view,

They parley with a kiss,

Don't ask me why but they just do,

That's just the way it is".

 

"Words are what men live by",

I'd hear my father say;

Then he'd watch mother by and by,

And she'd smile and look away.

◄ I COULDN'T CARE TUPPENCE

SUE - REMEMBERING A MUCH LOVED DOG ►

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John Coopey

Sun 4th Mar 2012 22:31

Yikes, MC! Keep yer 'and on yer 'apenny!

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Yvonne Brunton

Fri 2nd Mar 2012 18:12

True,and we are pretty handy with a rolling pin if all else fails ( Mrs Bobbitt, of course, had her own take on things)
P.S. I like your poem. X X X

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