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Then I have a cup of tea

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Then I have a cup of tea

I take my pills then check e-mails
She sometimes files my fingernails
On basic things we both agree
Then I have a cup of tea

She helps me chose what I should wear
Puts on my shoes and combs my hair
Bandages my damaged knee
Then I have a cup of tea

I'm powdered, perfumed and arranged. 
Disguising just how much I‘ve changed
She comes here to take care of me 
Then I have a cup of tea

Being showered, dried and dressed
Leaves me feeling dispossessed
Say goodbye to autonomy
Then I have a cup of tea

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  1. Date: 9/6/2008 7:40:00 AM
    so much in a cup of tea people rarely know. it's one of the few things that remain constante. we change but tea will always be the same.jhl

  1. Date: 9/2/2008 11:48:00 PM
    I like the underlying pathos in this terrific write' Say goodbye to autonomy' Maggie excellent lyrical poetry.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments

  1. Date: 7/28/2008 4:45:00 AM
    This read possesses a terrific flow and rhyme while providing very clear details, specific details, of your day. Very well written. Michael