Bert’s Will

“A cappuccino would be nice
and thanks you Anne dear friend,
Since Bert has died I felt quite lost
but time has helped things mend.

I guess what hurt the most dear Anne
was finding in Bert’s will,
To me he never left a thing,
a truly bitter pill.

“He never left you anything!
I thought Bert more sincere.
But is that diamond ring not new
you’re wearing sister dear?”

“Well let me put it this way Anne
Bert’s will did leave a bit.
Five grand for a memorial stone
and this dear Anne … is it!

The outcome of wills these days are as uncertain as the outcome of many marriages, though, some women seem to adjust adequately.

From the Book Laughter and Tears from the Bush

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