John Randal

Idioms For Idiots - Poem by John Randal

'You can't cry over spilled milk! '
my mother always said.

'Life's not a piece of cake! '
she hammered in my head.

'That's the way it goes,
' that's the way the cookie crumbles'

My mother saved her idioms
for all my idiotic troubles.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 20, 2011

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