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About the Poem

As a note of disclaimer: this is simply a hound dog husband looking for his wife to forgive his anger - again. I wanted to capture the flavor of the old South and mix it with imagery that would be easy for all married folks (and as a lesson perhaps for the unmarried) to relate.

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la diablita
I loved ya poem, it waz so ful of life and joy, it would touch anyone who read it!
sonja
very funny poem
corey
this is a really good poem for saying i'm soz and i would love to get one that is just right for my babe.
k
mmmmmmmmmm sweet thang

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Sweet Thang

Shufflin in the doorway
hat in hand, silly smile
askin fo forgivness -
Been thinkin all day
at work, couldn't stop
thinkin I shore am sorry.

Canna y'all forgive me,
my sweethart?
I shore be sorry.
Donna know whys
I acted da fool,
iz zit ok, honey?

Man, I be dyin
fo one o your smiles
maybe jus a teensy, baby.
Mama, canna y'all
give a yo Daddy
jus a little sugar?

I be tellin ya
thata itz my own fault
shouldnna hollered at you.
Iz a right sorry now
I a picked y'all some flowers
juz fo you, Mama!

Do y'all think
I coulda juz get a bite
maybe to hold me o're, baby?
Shufflin in the doorway
hat in hand, silly smile
askin fo forgivness.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

rebecca
i love it it was the best
Bonnie
Cute poem
John
That poem was B-E-A-YOU-TIFUL! I would give y'all a bunches of hugs if i could !FRIED RICE!
meagen
dat was sad!
stacey
the poem was really good have you got any that are really funny from stacey
Bonnie
enjoyed this one could see him standing there with hat in hat. Brought a smile to my face
Natasha
OH my god that poem was amazing it waz awesome man i loved it
Joanna
I thought it was very cute.
LEE
This nice poem conveys the message of love and apology so well! The Southern cartoonishinesm of words adds a tender treat, giving it color and humanistic power. Well done.
Elaine
Living in GA I can relate. This is a nice poem.

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