RUTH ON MY MIND
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)