Ruth Walters


Full Of Excuses - Poem by Ruth Walters

I didn't telephone a.m.
as you'd be having breakfast then.

I didn't telephone at noon
for fear you might be lunching soon.

I didn't telephone p.m.
I thought you might be sleeping and

I didn't telephone at 8
for dinner in your house is late.

I didn't telephone at 9
for fear this may be T.V. time.

I didn't telephone today
as time just seemed to slip away.

No wonder that we never speak,
perhaps I'll try sometime next week?


Comments about Full Of Excuses by Ruth Walters

  • (9/17/2012 3:31:00 AM)


    Funny stuff, some call too little and some too much, some call and visit us for brunch and stay for dinner right through lunch. What about this: Finally I called at 3: 00 am, and you sounded dizzy, sure your were asleep, I called when you weren't busy. (Report) Reply

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  • David Gerardino (6/16/2012 4:06:00 PM)


    T.V. time., , , , i can see the words.................................very good.like the idea. (Report) Reply

  • (6/4/2012 9:50:00 PM)


    Hahaha. There's always excuses, and they feel sooo good. But we should face reality, and nail the excuses. Better yet, put them in the purple hat box along with the worries. Another good one Ruth. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012



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