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Bri Edwards

Veteran Poet - 2,905 Points (some time ago / Earth, i believe)

Is It A Trait Of Men? ? .. [Men Upsetting Women (Wives) : Humor? ]


What have I done today....
to make my wife upset?
It wasn't very much,
but troubled she did get.
.... guess I have the knack
to make my Love's eyes wet.

I walked to the mailbox.
I moved a flower pot.
I trimmed my toenails, ....
and to do so, I did squat.

Yes, I have hurting hips, ....
but only now and then.
If I don't do chores NOW,
tell me, won't you, WHEN?
ok! Call my stubborn;
it is a trait of MEN.

NOW she serves me supper.
Are my sins forgiven?
The day was not so bad;
more trouble I have been in.
But SHE may think it "time" ……
time I end my sinnin'.

Submitted: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Topic(s): gender


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

oh yeah. i almost forgot the 'story'. there is not much to say is



there? men are thoughtless, cruel, and difficult, if not impossible,


for women to rule completely.....no matter how hard the women try! i


have to be a MAN once in a while. so i may lift something heavier

than she thinks i should, or use body mechanics she thinks are
unhealthy. what? does she want me to live forever? ?

p.s. my PH friend John Westlake found a typo! : ( i had typed 'call my stubborn'. it should now be corrected to 'call me stubborn'!
OOPS! ! she is behind me reading this! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! OUCH! I'M SORRY DEAR. REALLY.


(Feb.2013)

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  • Gold Star - 13,222 Points John Westlake (11/3/2014 5:07:00 PM)

    Some women don't want you to live forever, they EXPECT you to. Men are men and will always be so and women must live with it and love you for it. ok! Call my stubborn? ? Do you not mean Call me stubborn? ? (Report) Reply

    Veteran Poet - 2,905 Points Bri Edwards (11/4/2014 8:14:00 PM)

    gee 'John', at first i didn't understand what you were trying to say about stubborn. then........! it hit me. i made a boo boo! a typo some would say. i typed call my stubborn instead of call me stubborn! i wonder if no one else really noticed. you may consider yourself my official proofreader now. the wages are low, but the satisfaction should be immense, especially if you EVER find another error! ! ! ! thanks for drewing it two me atentioon. bri :)

  • Rookie - 193 Points Naida Nepascua Supnet (8/1/2013 6:34:00 PM)

    This is fun.
    Yes men, and what they do are sometimes annoying.
    But since women love them
    they will be forgiven for as long as love is shared between them.
    Very nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 135 Points Ellias Aghili (7/20/2013 12:20:00 PM)

    love survives. The ending of the poem's story remembers me my events in past. That suddenly a person comes to you. Very well bri. Nice 1! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Charles Darnell (7/14/2013 10:31:00 AM)

    Watch you back, Bri....take it from one who knows....see, you don't need a wife to nag at you! :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 797 Points Gulsher John (7/12/2013 7:50:00 AM)

    Hahahahahaha. Every man assume so dear but women will never surrender to this stance of Mr.Edwards.
    Your notes are quite informative, (Report) Reply

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