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One man, One Woman

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One man, One Woman

“One man, one woman”
My father will sternly warn me
And severally, oh! Severally
Will he repeat in my hearings
Loudlier than ever saying
“Son will you take on too many woes”?

“Oh! My father” of what do you speak again
My tender heart skipping a hurdle
A firm handshake erupting
Between my pounding heart 
And my twinging left eyeball

Cry out then I unto him
“Oh! My father it is, but very early at dawn
And with his eyes wide open
My father beholds the fruit of his loins
Who erstwhile had previously
Been wrapped in swaddling clothes,
A tiny little young creature

My father takes in a deep smiling breath
And another deep breath quick to follow
And calmly says
“Son, my son -do not take on more than you can chew!
Listen boy, listen to me!

Beautiful many a women come,
Poison and woes their abundance bring
But of one man, one woman!
What potent panacea more would you request
One man, one woman boy!
One man, one woman Son.


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  1. Date: 7/16/2010 5:41:00 AM

    A beautiful new day, many wonderful new poems to read of which yours is among,the weekend is upon us. What more could I ask for? I hope you have a fantastic weekend filled with love, happiness, and lots of inspiration Funshio. Love, Carol