Courtesy viz (g)natty Thrip Pest...

This client (Matthew Scott)

availed himself at behest

of following counselor

who bares his chest

to Stephanie Dodds

(maid 'n USA name)

taught technique to minimize

ruffling feathers lest

the missus aggrieved

spending her nest

egg, thus self and missus

live destitute oppressed
as two basket of deplorables stressed
nearly every day envisioning
castles in air pipe dreams
when getting undressed

preparatory to dreams
within illusory shut eye
yours truly dons fancy vest

believe me you sold by Kanye West.


DEAR MAN skills

(feeble attempt more daunting

versus scaling Mount Everest)

embraced with zest

supported and blessedly underwritten

by loan granted from Univest


Bank ohm my dog to mitigate electric

resistance while no resistance

against kool psychological aid acid test,

whereby this husband espoused,

to help him recharge, (re:volt if necessary)...,

which endeavor now poetically expressed

concerning contentious gripe(s),

she would concur challenges we contest

beat within mine (possibly her) breast

unavoidable series of parallel events

disallows me to experience respite

as ye correctly guessed

impossible mission until

death do me part heavenly blessed,

meanwhile to maximize insight woke

involving DEAR MAN skills

with following example I attest

triggered food for thought

countless years gone by, no jest

which behavior even

eldest daughter did detest

specifically oft time ebt -

Electronic benefit transfer

i.e. food stamp money addressed

when wife spent lion's share

in one fell swoop, I did level best

to communicate while pride

hide hid ingest, wife acquiesced

yet without fail repeated offense

whereby mister diplomacy here

explained (with diminishing patience)

allocated funds sole comestible expense

then included four family members

issue got heated more emphatically

groused at my sidelined request

invariably spiking discourse

else... I threatened to divest

and stow card in wallet (mine),

yet invariably relinquished said item,

perhaps first will and testament bequest

if imposed, enforced, adhered...

would have nipped in bud

finding yours truly less obsessed,

nee furious every month

the vicious drama cycled

smoldering resentment did crest

into shouting tense match,

thus body electric lamely fleshed.


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