Be Careful What You Wish For!

Be Careful What You Wish For!

Husband died some years ago
And I was left alone
Little joy in theatre trips, sat there on my own
Now I don’t chat ‘bout girlie things
Or soaps on the t.v.
So thought I’d say a little prayer
Please send a male for me

My requirements, I failed to state
When I got one, it was far too late
What I really did intend-a
Did not match that man’s agenda
I’ll not express what came about
My lips are sealed…..I’m saying nowt

I just bid a very quick adieu
Your requirements not on my menu
Now given up on watching shows
Spend my money buying clothes
Also purchase matching shoes
Kept in cupboards till I want to use

And without a single doubt
If they fail to please……I chuck ‘em out

Glenys Halliday

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I have always written poetry but when my husband died suddenly I used it as a kind of therapy. I don’t usually share these unless I feel they will help someone in distress. The ones I share are mostly humorous intended to bring a smile in what I feel can be a very lonely world... I have written four booklets and now a Corona chronicles which is just twelve poems writ while I am in jail...oh sorry I meant lockdown. Am on my way for a second booklet.. Trying to make folk smile and take a minutes release from these difficult times helps me forget my sight problems..

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7th Dec 2020
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Excellent poem Glenys.

Young, middle aged, or past their prime
It seems some chaps are a waste of time
Misleading ladies, is their crime
They just don’t know of things sublime
If they can’t do shows or tv soap pantomime
Disqualify them at the starting line
Just buy nice shoes and clothes so fine
Pour a glass of wine and stick to rhyme

Kazza X
7th Dec 2020
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That’s brill Kes, I will take your excellent advice. It’s good to start the week with a smile
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Love this Glenys 🙂 Hope you are keeping well 🙂
25th Nov 2020
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Am fine thanks, hope you are too. I did laugh when I was writing it, mostly at the verses politeness made me omit haha

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