Michael Edwards

AGEING COUPLETS (4 & 5)

 

 

 

 

As I get old I walk around fretting

wondering what it is I’m forgetting.

 

Women and wine are all the rage

but only wine improves with age.

Comments8

  • orchidee

    Oh lol, good writes and pic M. Miss Berles forgot?

    • Michael Edwards

      Can't remember - sorry - who are you?

    • Goldfinch60

      So very true in the first one.

      I agree that wine improves with age but my beloved improved with age until she was taken from me.

      Andy

      • Michael Edwards

        All a bit tongue in cheek and similarly my wife is as great now as the day I met her some 58 years ago.

      • Goldfinch60

        Amazing art work Michael . Is it aged or did you create that?

        Andy

        • Michael Edwards

          Actually its the the third laugh - I'm taking the p**s a bit here so please forgive me
          It's a close up of the towel I use to protect the work-top in the studio when I'm painting in more messy styles. At the top is where I painted with fluid paint which flooded over the towel and when it dried it created this great crazed pattern but I guess it takes an artist or an art lover to spot the potential. What you might call 'found art'.

        • The Uneducated O.A.P

          I've got towels like this in my shed, can I sell them and make a fortune?
          Great start to the week, Bill.

          • Michael Edwards

            Take some photos and post them here. yes offer them for sale but they need to be mounted and framed.
            Cheers Bill

            • The Uneducated O.A.P

              I thought it was Monday,lol, very confused, must be the wine! I'll get mounting and framing immediately, have good, err, whatever day it is, Bill

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            • Andrew Charles Forrest

              I like it Michael

              Close to the knuckle but I like it

              • Michael Edwards

                You and me both Andrew - and I do love my wine. Oops - yes and my wife bless her.

              • ANGELA & BRIAN

                BRIAN HERE ~ Good Sunday Uncle Mike ~ Love both *Aging Couplets* but Brian & I still operate in the land of the *here & now* so our Memories & Minds have to be finely honed. We do all the PUZZLES in the *I* (good newspaper) and read Foreign Magazines etc. As to the second one Papa tells me that Rioja does age well but should be consumed on the day it is opened ! They sell more that way ! As far as Wives are concerned - Brian tells me he loves me more & more each Month as our Marriage progresses and he is improving too - say no more !
                AS far as the *Painting* is concerned - yes it could be a *Painting Rag* (spoil sport !) but initially it did remind me of some of Georgia O*Keefes Paintings of *New Mexico Geology !*. Especially the lower half !

                Blessings & Peace to You & Yours
                Love Angela - Brian - Smokey XOXOX

                • Michael Edwards

                  Yes I love GO'Ks work and the 'I' is always a good buy - simply the news that matters in a straightforward way and no celebrity rubbish.

                • MendedFences27

                  I see blue skies with some sun peeking through over a mountain range and a small river - And it turns out to be a towel!? Egad, what am I forgetting, or is it just too much wine I've been drinking. If you keep the towel long enough does it turn into the "Mona Lisa?" Aging beautifully. - Phil A.

                • Barry Hodges

                  Ageing requires an E in Standard English - only the Yanks spell it without!

                  You are right about older women though.

                  And wine.

                  • Michael Edwards

                    You are so right - I feel ashamed - why didn't I spot this - will correct it straight away - thanks Barry.

                    • Barry Hodges

                      I hope you'll do the correction for the whole series. We Brits MUST keep up standards in spelling, or do I mean speling?????

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