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COMFORT

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COMFORT

COMFORT

in those painful days,
years past a male’s vanity,
comes a change of ways –

the youthful waistline
expanded, heaving chest dumped,
all shape in decline –

he opts for comfort
no matter an extra X
give him belt-less sport,

the college letter
on sweatshirt, head and jacket
the paunch unfettered

shirt, pants, wrinkle free
his shoes longer and wider
comfort, don’t you see

well, he’s right in line
with today’s runaway youth
and looking quite fine

his wife, however,
scanning the wreck with cold eyes
has cried, “forever!

till death us do part!
the sight of you is lethal
and that’s a good start!”


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  1. Date: 5/13/2013 8:19:00 AM
    Holy Mackerel Dave. This is priceless. That last stanza is fine wrapping up. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 5/13/2013 12:06:00 AM
    Ohh..yes Daver..Woman power..!!! and yet in truth its so Don Qixote like...hrrumph.. "the poem i mean' L O L.. Take care Joe..)

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 6:17:00 AM
    Am chuckling, Daver! Good one! Jimbo

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 4:31:00 PM
    Daver, stopping by to wish you a happy mother's day tomorrow... many hugs from this Texas Gal.. PD

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 12:41:00 AM
    by the way, thanks for taking the time to catch up with my poetry!!

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 12:40:00 AM
    hahaha, you ended this splendidly. Oh, Daver. What will become of us all in the end??? Love this.