Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Yet...





You cannot understand
Because you have not been here
Yet

Thus, I cannot share with you all
That I would
If I could

But if Time tarries
And you marry
Then you will come to know

What now you cannot understand
Because you are single, young...er
And I am married, old...ish

©...your mum
aka Janet Martin



We share a lot of laughs, my girls and I,
but every now and then I must laugh alone
because they cannot understand...
yet.
(Although Emily (married 21/2 yrs.) is beginning to understand)

Such was the case when I read this poem on YDP today...


7 comments:

  1. Lovely daughters, lovely sweetly funny poems - the Jeanie Greensfelder poem reminded me of a recent read, The Sound of a Tree Falling by Hal Sirowitz. A sense of humour is the true zest of married life!

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    1. with a sense of humor we can bear much! I often think of a line in an old George Strait song...'I don't mind the thought of growin' old, I just don't want to lose my sense of humor...'
      I will check out the poem By Hal S. as well. thank-you:)

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  2. Too funny:)) What a dance...
    Your posts don't seem to pop up on my dash board like they used to...?

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    1. my posts don't come up on my dashboard either or anywhere else most likely...yours have not shown up for a long time and there are more that don't. I don't know what's going on. All of a sudden in the middle of the night a whole bunch will show up on my dashboard at once. It's hard to keep up with new posts when that happens.

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  3. I know, very strange...
    Had to read the toast poem to Les:) I love how in the bio it says sorrowful joys and joyful sorrows....sigh.

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  4. Lol. Ahh...yes...one day they'll understand! And what beautiful gals you all are!

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    1. thank-you. Yes, They will. Slowly all the answers they have for life right now will dwindle and they will be 'one of us' too;-))

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