by Bob Sparrow
First and foremost, thank you Sis for last week’s wonderfully written tribute that touched my heart. I feel so very fortunate that you are not just family, you are a true friend.
Those who have lost someone very close know that for a period of time, the world just isn’t quite right; days seem a little cloudier, the music is a little flat; things are just out of rhyme. Which, for someone tasked to put some topical, humorous rhymes together, is problematic. For example, reading the HEADLINES this week all I get is:
The word came in a ‘Rush’, when he called that girl a slut; He passed up a really good chance to keep his pie hole shut.
Ok, it’s not out of rhyme, but it’s not out of Shakespeare either. There’s just no good stories about MONEY these days:
They have nets around the top floors of the ‘sweat shops’ in China To catch the workers when they jump, so they don’t miss a day of work.
See, out of rhyme. SPORTS – you’d think it would be easy with all that’s going on.
Waiting for March Madness, waiting for Baseball, waiting for the Masters Waiting for Danica Patrick to beat the boys.
See, now I’m writing about NASCAR, for crying out loud, ya’ll. And LIFE? It sucks right now, but it will get better, and so will my rhymes.
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