Lazy (Geneva's lament)Lazy (Geneva's lament)6 months ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
His old lady said "Why don't you get with it,
get up off that ol' easy chair?
You sit and you sleep then you sleep and you sit,
I have plenty of chores for you here!"
"Now leave me alone 'cause I'm here deep in thought,
I'm an awful big thinker you see.
I can't be stirred whether you like it or not,
the world's come to depend so on me."
"You crazy old toad you've not worked in years,
the world could care less about you.
You're a lazy old coot who indulges in beer,
and you watch too much television too!"
"Now I'll tell you once I won't tell you again,
I need to be left on my own!
So quit buggin' me ma'am now I'm counting to ten,