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A grand Old Lady

A lady I know
 fat and plump she grew
 dark and ordinary she looked
 but she was hooked
 unknowingly in a young age
by a man not a sage
 but who was filled with vices
 being faithful in her otherwise in ties
 she lived a life with him
 bearing his children not dim
 all the seven were brought up
 she having inherited wealth topped up
 by revenue from her father's estate
lived a regal life with her husband
 who was a tom boyish but grand
 a play boy but had status
 earned not a single cent
but extended a kindly bent
remaining hospitable all through life
 she supporting him in all his strife
 while he was down and sick
 she nursed him with the lovliest care quick
 having lost him now at the ripe years
 she is mostly confined to the chair with tears
 counting her days to get away
having gone through the full circle in a sway.




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Submitted on November 11, 2013

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