A Poem by matelotrod


Author: matelotrod
Created: April 11, 2018 at 08:54 am
Upload Type: Poem, G (All)  
Category: Humor | General/Other | General/Other
Upload Stats: 4.5 Stars by 1 users with 2 comments and 40 views

Household Disaster  

Household Disaster

It was time for  what my wife calls "House cleaning day"
So I thought as it's my duty I might give her a helping hand
I offered but she said "No thanks you'll only get in my way"
I said "Don't be so aggressive what do you have planned?"


Her reply was slightly sarcastic "You'd not be of any use"
The entire house and every room  needs strict attention
If I'd  asked you to help you'd come up with some excuse
She meant that her cure would be better than prevention.


I refused to be denied the chance for me to show her my skill
I may be old and frail but I'm sure I can still prove my worth
If I find the cleaning too hard then I will swallow the bitter pill
If my determination lets me down then I have no place on earth.


She gave in and told me what to do. I must help in every way I can
I was instructed to clean the skirting so I knelt down on the floor
It didn't take me long to realise that this was not the duty of a man
Next time I'll obey my wife and make a vow "I'll not do it anymore"


Rod Broomham. (c)

 

 

 

 

 


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Author Notes


Just a fantasy (Maybe)


 
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Comments & Reviews ( X 2)



kitty
April 12, 2018
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Rhyming's Good!
Full of humour as usual. Your house must be a fun place to be!
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(Author)
She only let me help because it meant I would go down on my Knees Kitty and show me a woman who wouldn't want that. Still stuck with lousy weather and thick fog. I reckon that's what continual house cleaning is all about. Roll on BBQ season.   Take care   Rod.

 matelotrod replied on April 12, 2018




ThePriestess
April 11, 2018
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The duty of a man???? WHHHAAAATTTT?! Lol. I will excuse that one considering the difference in age and generation. Lol just kidding my friend. Thank you For sharing.
Take care and i shall look forward to seeing more of your writing in the future.
Timmie



(Author)
Only joking Timmie, I spent all of my adult life in the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy so cleaning everything including Washing, ironing lashing hammocks etc. were normal daily acts. That was my duty then but do I keep it up now? Only kidding. take care   Rod.

 matelotrod replied on April 12, 2018




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