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Edna's Irish Proverb

When looking fondly
At your parents' wedding photo,
Be grateful if your mother is
The one wearing the dress.

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Hello, Edna,
Your poetry is ingenious - and this one definitely makes me laugh!
Thank you!

...just a little giggle.

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no pants suits? There are some women that I really don't want to see in a dress. Or men either, for that matter. Funny proverb though. ~ Geezer.

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It's why we are here, to get better at our craft.

Trouser suits are NOT a flattering look for many women. Think of Mrs Clinton! Probably why she lost THAT election!

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Hi Edna, definitely made me laugh. Is it a true Irish proverb or did you make it up? I agree, Clinton with her pants suit probably worked against her. Never liked the woman, but I'd definitely vote for her instead Trump. We have experience in Argentina regarding dictatorships, Trump exuded populism and hard rhetoric, which people fell for. That's how Juan Peron won in Argentina, then became a dictator.
Enjoyed, Gracy

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Plac’d on this isthmus of a middle state,
A being darkly wise, and rudely great….

An Essay On Man, III, Alexander Pope.

Gives a grin.


Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words
........Robert Frost☺

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I hope you are having a SUPER day

different but made me grin too...:)

be well..

raj (sublime_ocean)

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