Buddy Bee Anthony

Silver Star - 3,113 Points (Portland Oregon)

Mary's Kitchen - Poem by Buddy Bee Anthony

whiskey's
a poor man's woman
cash money
a rich man's wine
But, I'm goin downtown
to Mary's Kitchen
to see what I might find
I'll eat 'tators with Li'l Jimmy
soothe Jackie's troubled mind
It eases my pain
strollin down that lane
to Mary's Kitchen
where It's fine,
to be 'a' bitchin
bout that woman 'o' yours
used to be mine
Now, I ain't too much for baseball
and boxin makes me flinch.
There's plenty of cake and doughnuts
maybe a five dollar cinch
And they're off
at Mary's Kitchen,
win, show, or place
Where the best you can do
is fall out of the race
If work's too much fuss
and you are like me
I'll hear your story Gus
minus the fee
Don't cause me no damage
not even a smidgen
Go have a good cry
with your free
coffee and cocoa
Three Fingered Sally
forget her
she's loco
See you at
Mary's Kitchen

Buddy Bee Anthony

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry


Poet's Notes about The Poem

There when you need to run to your get away hang out place...

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 18, 2017


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