Buddy Bee Anthony

Mary's Kitchen - Poem by Buddy Bee Anthony

They say 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
When work's all the fuss
or you are like me
I'll hear your story Gus
minus the fee
It don't cause me no damage
not even a smidgen
Go have a good cry
in 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...

Comments about Mary's Kitchen by Buddy Bee Anthony

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 3, 2018

[Report Error]