I Love Your Perfect Crow’s Feet

I love your perfect crow’s feet,
With crown-and-implant smile –
Your smooth-soled orthopedic tread;
Your pref’rence for ar-gyle.
I need my medications
When you commandeer your ‘chair,
When you wink behind trifocals,
When you comb remaining hair.
There’s something sweet and tender
About shouting, “What’d you say?”
Or asking for my keys, because
You put them “somewhere safe.”
I love a man who’s up all night;
Who naps by afternoon.
I’m crazy ’bout “that government”
And soft and mild food.
But, most of all, my dearest,
I really love the way
I never see the wrinkles ’cause
You haven’t aged a day.

 

©2020 Chelsea Owens

32 thoughts on “I Love Your Perfect Crow’s Feet

  1. petespringerauthor February 21, 2020 / 3:05 pm

    Great job, Chelsea! It registered two smiles, a snicker, and a guffaw.

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    • Chelsea Owens February 21, 2020 / 3:49 pm

      ✔ Smiles
      ✔ Snicker
      ✔ Guffaw

      Looks like I met all my goals for today.

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  2. Doug Jacquier February 21, 2020 / 6:12 pm

    Not only are your reading my mail, now you’re looking in my windows. 🙂 Loved this.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Chelsea Owens February 21, 2020 / 6:37 pm

      😀 You weren’t supposed to catch me at it…

      Like

  3. LA February 22, 2020 / 5:22 am

    Well….I don’t know if I’d go that far…

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  4. H.R.R. Gorman February 22, 2020 / 1:25 pm

    Not only do the characters have diabetes, but it was so sweet the readers now have it too.

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  5. masercot February 24, 2020 / 6:52 am

    I have crow’s feet but the special shoes help me deal with it…

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  6. Lisa Bradshaw February 24, 2020 / 7:55 am

    When we understand endearing.. It happens slowly over time.. 😉

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