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GLORY BE! Day 62
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Storytime:
My grandmother used to tell me how she was ready for me to have her some little ones. I would always say, "Now Maw-Maw, it takes two to tango. And also to have kids." She'd tell me I better be scouting out my perspectives. "Take a man as long as it takes to have some babies, then send him on his way. Hell, get one of them from the bar you go to. Pick a tall one." I would gasp and whatnot. She'd then tell me we lived in a new age and being old-fashioned was nice and all, but she thought I needed to get a move on it. I took too long getting to it, but there are still tall men out there, I figure. I'll get around to it. And I'll name the future brats after that woman with the new age ideas.
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To be honest I liked your story time more than the actual poem - the poem is good! It's just... Well, the story made me laugh :)
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FuzzyHoser Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Fair enough! My grandmother had a way of charming people. :)
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TheDarkenedBride Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:giggle: :clap: :love: :date: :iconfamily-plz:
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FuzzyHoser Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Haha...that's like a chain of events right there. LOL
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TheDarkenedBride Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
something like that :P
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halcyonshores Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I had major goosebumps from the commentary alone..
How pricelessly darling this is.
And adorable. Your kind of adorable.
:heart:
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FuzzyHoser Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Aww...haha. Maw-Maw charm carries over, I guess. (:
Thank you, you lovely woman. :tighthug:
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halcyonshores Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconbeautifulheartplz:
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exquisiteoath Mar 11, 2013  Student General Artist
The comments really are part of the poem, aren't they.

I did my first (unpublished) collection that way; each poem in two parts, the writing and my reaction to it.

I think both parts are truly beautiful, the poem for beautifully crafted and the comment for being spontaneous and true.
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FuzzyHoser Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
They are a lot of the time. (:
Thanks, Crispen.

Oh? That's a really good idea. I love seeing what the poem means to the writer or what inspired it. Anywho, I'm very glad you enjoyed both aspects of this. :heart:
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