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You Say- I Say

You say things that are really mean
I say that I'm still pretty lean
You say I'm fat and that's unfounded
I say I'm not fat, just well rounded
You say my big waist makes me look like a clown
I say that's not my waist, my chest fell down
You say I should be able to touch my toes with ease
I say you're right, if they were on my knees
You say my socks don't match, I should be more discreet
I say it's not my fault, I can't see my feet
You say I'm too heavy for my height, that's what you state
I say you're wrong, I'm just too short for my weight
You say I should weigh one eighty, no more
I say I'm five ten, I should be six four
You say next Halloween I should dress up as a mouse
I say I'll wear a window and go there as a house
You say I should get more exercise and try to shed a pound
I say that when I sit around, I really sit around
You say at the theatre you were embarrassed and didn't know what to do
I say it was because you sat in seat number three while I sat in one and two
You say I thought you were watching your weight
I say I am, I'm watching it inflate
You say being with me doesn't seem the same anymore
I say I'm still the same, just a whole lot more
You say you'd call if I were thinner
I say just don't call me late for dinner
You say we should work out at the gym down the street
I say we should get up and go out to eat.


Please note! A waist is a terrible thing to mind.

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  1. Date: 4/2/2011 4:53:00 AM
    ive read this COUNTLESS times! wonderful poetry!!!

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 12:49:00 PM
    this is the 3rd time i read this in two weeks! its one of my favorites!! i love the humor and the rhyme in it! great job!

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 9:06:00 AM
    lol vince your a man after my own heart congrats on being featured loved the last line just seem to fit like a glove keep up the great work

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 12:03:00 AM
    Good, humorous peom here...congrats on the feature. well deserved..love nikki.

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 3:57:00 PM
    Would you say you are obese to say the least? Congrats on this great humor being featured my old friend. LOve, daver

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 10:51:00 AM
    Many congrats on your feature this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 3:36:00 PM
    Congratulations on your humorous write that is featured on homepage this week...Keep the creative pen flowing...Sara

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 11:51:00 AM
    congratulations on your featured poem. It is always a delight to read your work. Keep up the good work.........jodie

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 7:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured poetry this week Vince. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 6:09:00 AM
    Another enjoyable poem to re-read by one of my favorites! Have missed you around the Soup, Vince! Glad to see your poem featured once again! :) ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 6/6/2010 7:18:00 PM
    Congrats Vince on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a wonderful write to share with us all.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"