The Ugly Brother - Poem by Kim Barney
When I see my brother
we like to call each other
ugly just for fun.Of course,
he's very handsome.
I'm the ugly one.
He sez, you bin taken them ugly pills again
and I say well, I only took two but you musta taken ten!
Then I say you look like you bin whupped wit a ugly stick
and he sez I wuz but it din't take, but wit you it did the trick!
Then he sez when you wuz bein' born they thot you wuz breech,
and well, after you come out they still couldn't tell!
Then I say when you wuz born you wuz so ugly
the doctor done slapped our mama!
Then he sez is that your face
or a map of Yokohama?
Then we both laugh and hug each other
because I really love my brother.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Recife, Pernambuco, Brasil
deleted 25 December 2014 and resubmitted with new title in order to get rid of that obnoxious soundtrack added by PH
28 December 2014 title changed back to original
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