STAPLE MY TONGUE TO A GATE POST

tongue_by_chrissiecool

Staple my tongue to a gate post,

for it is my fatal flaw,

My tongue you see, talks instead of me,

and that’s not what it’s for

 

My tongue should obey only my command,

not let loose on its own,

My tongue should learn to be polite,

and never cause me to groan

 

We were comrades in arms once my tongue and I,

yet we had a falling out you see,

and now my tongue it doth decry,

all that I hold dear to me

 

It has become an unwelcome guest,

that tests my very sanity,

to the extent that on occasions,

it gives rise to profanity

 

My tongue used to be my virtue,

at no task would it scoff,

but now it just annoys me,

so I shall cut the bastard off!

 

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37 thoughts on “STAPLE MY TONGUE TO A GATE POST

    • Where or where as our English summer drizzle gone? I have indeed searched out for my shorts yet am a tad concerned the gnats might bite…the wife is on her third shower of the day mind!

    • Don’t I know it…just this very evening I was extolling the virtues of The Arsenal to a young Croatian gal who, as it turns out has been ‘Liverpoo’l since birth…funny old world

  1. Who am I going to have to go to have hilariously awkward conversations about history and out of time characters strung through incidents upstaging their souls. ….. Still looking!! 🙂

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