mum’s the word

Mum’s the Word

Mum’s the
word when
it comes
to surgery.


I clean
windows for a
lot of
old people,
& if I
tell them
I had
aneurysm surgery
when they
inquire about
my health,
they brighten
up &
want to
swap stories.


So now I say
“Never Better”,
which is
what my
father used
to say,
right up
until he
& died.

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