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Sunday, August 23, 2009

Hubby's Day

Hubby does not enjoy my poetry.

He says he does, but I can tell he doesn't.

That's okay, though, I don't enjoy his retelling of obscure historical events, or when he waxes poetic about lyrics to nontraditional hip hop songs, but I listen anyway, sorta.

So here it is:

Ode to the Man I Love (on his birthday which is today in case you were wondering).



Enjoy.

Here ye, Here ye, friends and foes,
I'm gonna tell a bout a man I knows.

He's my babys' daddy, the man in my life,
I'd protect him in a fight with a gun or a knife.

We've been a team for many years,
We've shared so much, some joy, some tears.

But, I can't really say it was love at first glance,
Think it was more like, hey, take off your pants.

Kidding of course, it was much more than that,
For example, I liked how he looked in a hat.

And, I liked his hands, and his really cute face,
So I thought, I might like to hang out at his place.

After a bit, I knew he was for me,
but he didn't see it, so he tried to flee.

By then it was way beyond to late,
and when he moved we continued to date.

We reunited and have since never parted,
even when faced with challenges uncharted.

We had a baby, we waited awhile,
And, finally we did it, we walked down the aisle.

We had more kids, I got fat, he stayed thin,
He says he never notices my double stuffed chin.

Imperfectly matched though we are we're together,
And, I'm guessing that's how it will be till forever.

Happy birthday, Hubby.

XOXO!

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17 comments:

TubOfLard said...
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TubOfLard said...

Happy birthday to him!!!!

SupahMommy said...

double stuffed chin

totally so funny..
how can he nOT love your poetic talents?

crime.
a sheer crime

call 911.

Arrest this man until he comes to his sense. Or at least hold back the cake.

Roses are red
chocolate cake is so yummy
happy birthday to you
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OMG.. can I have a poetic lisence? THAT was some serious good stuff. Even if I don't have a spelling liscense? wt holy hell. how do you spell liscense? Yes? no..

thatgirlblogs said...

take off your pants. classic! get Hallmark on the phone...

Laura said...

You are a poetic goddess! Happy birthday to a very lucky man.

Lee said...

Great poem! Happy birthday to him!

The Mrs. said...

happy birthday to him!

thats a great poem a tad long to fit on a cake but great nonetheless.

confused homemaker said...

Happy Birthday to the Hubby!!

Life with Kaishon said...

How could anyone not LOVE this : ) You are the sweetest. Hip Hop lyrics always make me smile...: )

Rita/Fighting Off Frumpy said...

Cake and heartfelt poetry about how you wanted him to take off his pants = a spectacular birthday tribute. What a lucky guy. :)

Jennifer said...

Picture me doing that double snap appreciation thing you see in coffee houses when poetry is read... like on TV because that is the only place I've actually seen it.

Kimberly said...

Happy Birthday to him!

Nicole said...

Happy Birthday to him!

Maricris Zen Mama said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! What a wonderful time to come visit your blog. It don't matter if he don't like your poem, what matter is he loves you with all his heart :)

Mandy said...

Awww, that is so great! I love poetry, especially when it relates to family and someone you love. It makes it far more special and fun. Wonderful job! Thank you for stopping by my blog last Friday via SITS - I loved your comments to me! Have a wonderful day!

Hannah said...

You're birthday poem is clever but even more it's very special for the love that radiates from it.

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ck said...

"We had more kids, I got fat, he stayed thin,
He says he never notices my double stuffed chin."

You're awesome, you know that?

And so is your husband.

Happy Birthday!

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