VICTORIA GEORGE

Rookie - 0 Points (LONDON)

The Old Gender Bender - Poem by VICTORIA GEORGE

This 'poem' is actually totally and completely true and really happened to me a few years ago. I still laugh just thinking about it. Wicked really.

I once bought a load of LPs
That I saw ad-vert-ised on eBay
With my purchase I was very pleased
It had been a very good day

I started to look through these discs
And suddenly started to laugh
Because I came upon this:
A letter with a photo-graph

The letter said “This one is me
Looking the best that I can
I think I look good, you’ll agree
For a guy who’s now a wo-man”

“My chest is not very big
About 34B I suppose
I wear false teeth and a wig
But I’m not too bad, as it goes”

“I hope you will want to write back
Enclosing your own photographs
Maybe we can meet for a snack
And possibly share a few laughs”

I recognised this guy from the pics
He used to clear out our drains
Back then he was seventy six
And crippled with rheumatic pains

He always had a damp fag
Clamped onto his lower lip
His skin was in permanent sag
His clothes came out of a skip

I laughed and laughed till I ached
To see this guy in a dress
Then I could see my mistake
It was more sad than funny I guess

copyright Victoria George

Listen to this poem:

Comments about The Old Gender Bender by VICTORIA GEORGE

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

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 14, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 23, 2008


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]