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''Love will kick you in the teeth!''Mama Faye
''It is not the words of our enemies that hurt, it is the silence of our friends.''by Maya Angelou
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Mama Faye Gotta Story Ta Tell
'Love'll kick ya in da teeth! '
Then she took another swallow of her beer.
'Naw, Opee. You ain't known real grief,
Til love Finnish witcha teeth! '
As she pick up her cards,
And re-shuffle her deck.
'Opee, play may song! '
For the 10th time today.
'Then come on over here,
And bring ya Mama Faye
''Cuz I gotta story ta tell, '
Her song was by Michael McDonald,
And Patti LaBelle.
It's entitled 'On My Own, and
She loved it.
The title speaks for itself,
But, as a child,
I thought nothing of ...