RUTH ON MY MIND

Ruth!

Your birthday is looming at the end of the week.

I have been chuckling rememb’ring how you would speak

your mind with your  hands set firmly on your hips.

The world’s biggest laugh would roar through your lips.

“Oh my Gawd!” with that accent partly northeast

would stop conversation for a moment at least

as we all turned to see just what we were missing

while the story you were telling had everyone hissing

 

(to be continued)

 

 

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