It is difficult, being ever the lady,
as I strive to be.
If my dog jerks the leash while I am
raiding the local book kiosk,
it requires enormous restraint to say,
"My goodness!" and stay on my feet as if I'd taken years of ballet.
I've never read Jane Austen.
for Friday 55 at Verse Escape.
Image at top: Naomi Watts