Shawn L. Bird

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poem- My daughter says July 8, 2017

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:55 pm
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My daughter says

.   my hair’s too long;

.   it drags my formerly too round face

.   down.

My daughter says

.   my car’s too girlish;

.   pastel seats and butterflies

.   are frivolous.

My daughter says

.   my voice is too strident;

.   her ears are are hurt

.    by their happy cadence.

To my daughter I say

.    life’s too short to be

.    a fuddy-duddy*

.    before you’re thirty.

.

.

*fuddy-duddy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuddy-duddy

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15 Responses to “poem- My daughter says”

  1. jackcollier7 Says:

    hahahahahahaha I like this ❤

  2. chris jensen Says:

    Outstandingly, mediphorically written…

    Kisses Mrs. Bird.

  3. atimetoshare.me Says:

    Haha, you tell her!

  4. Lorien Says:

    THANK YOU MOM!

  5. Stand your ground, Shawn!

  6. lifecameos Says:

    Don’t let the young ones dull your mind.


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