David Darbyshire

Rookie (6/11/54 / Darwen England)

A Little Green

Green around the gills
don't like many thrills.
Drink a lot of Pilz,
hate to pay the bills.

I have a lonely life,
no kids, no wife.
Again go to the bar,
happiness seems so far.

That is all not so bad,
I am a handsome lad.
I'm gonna change my ways,
I will see happier days.

Now I'm not so green,
I rode the mean machine.
Stopped going to the bars,
and now look towards the stars.

Submitted: Monday, September 25, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (10/3/2006 12:41:00 PM)

    A wonderful display of wisdom here, the other -side of youth and yet a feeling of freedom released by all that was learned
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie kAy BaRCeLon (10/1/2006 7:27:00 AM)

    Nice! A changed man... and romantic too... Hmm... Too bad I am not available hahhaha but I have a good pre-nup ready in case you need one (Report) Reply

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