Walterrean Salley

Gold Star - 4,981 Points (Savannah, Ga)

Two Old Ladies - Poem by Walterrean Salley

Once two old ladies lived together.
They were friends in every weather.
Though they fussed,
And though they cussed,
They somehow stuck together.

(Limerick)


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The two ladies, here, happened to be one of my grandmothers and her cousin. They were too old to live alone, and the family thought it good that they try living together for support. If they were here today, they would laugh along with me as I laugh with them. That’s just the type of women they were.

Comments about Two Old Ladies by Walterrean Salley

  • Gold Star - 30,528 Points Valsa George (9/3/2012 4:23:00 AM)

    A very interesting limerick! ! I imagine these two grannies sans teeth, sans hearing, haggling with a fruit vendor! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 243 Points Palas Kumar Ray (8/13/2012 7:00:00 AM)

    nice write.nice Limerick.my best wishes to them. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,866 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (8/12/2012 5:00:00 AM)

    As old ladies do. Speaking from experience. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Lasoaphia Quxazs (8/8/2012 2:11:00 PM)

    I can see the point when 2 old ladies live together. That is why I choose to be just myself, where peace, and harmony lives with my many hobbies, that I never feel alone and I learned to love myself, so I do not need anyone specific, because many people loves me anyway.
    This is a good observation. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 68 Points Ingeborg Von Finsterwalde (8/8/2012 8:19:00 AM)

    Adorable Limerick, this sounds like my sister and I... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Lasoaphia Quxazs (8/6/2012 9:05:00 AM)

    That is the truth when 2 old lady lives together. I chose to be just myself. I love my life this way. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,456 Points Hans Vr (8/3/2012 2:35:00 AM)

    Nice and cute (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,225 Points Valerie Dohren (8/2/2012 8:08:00 AM)

    Brilliant, very amusing. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,860 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (8/2/2012 3:41:00 AM)

    Both of you, WS and FjR are very witty. I like it! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 52,212 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/2/2012 2:24:00 AM)

    They were each probably too old to get up and leave the other, so they stayed and cussed each other out! lol!
    Catchy limmerick, Walterreaan...~FjR~ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 2, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013


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