Tuesday, December 29, 2009

To The Weaker Sex



Only a child asks a woman why she is crying,

And only a devil doesn't.


It is a fool's errand to ask a woman what she is thinking,

But a deadly mistake to believe that her silence means she isn't.


"It's all right, darling."

Please. It's filed away.

"I don't mind, darling."

You'll pay and pay and pay.


What do women want?

Do you need a map and both hands, with Sherlock Holmes trailing behind?

Really, sir,

I promise you, sir

It's not that hard to find.

______

20 comments:

Steve E said...

QUESTION:
What's it all about....Alfie...?

ANSWER:
It's really not that complicated, Sir


I just L O V E D it, Shay! Someone must have told you about "SS".... (Stooopid Steve) --grin!

Dulce said...

Hey my friend!!! It's Ok, ok ok
Thank you... Now you've made me cry... and?

Thank you so much for being just like me. Or me like you, all the same-

That's why I love you.

Secretia said...

I don't believe that all men are weaker than women, some are, but not all!

Mental strength knows no gender.

Secretia

mac said...

So,
Whatcha thinking ;-)


(I'll go ahead and lie to you now) I know what women want.



No seriously, you've about summed it up!
Most of us are clueless when it comes to knowing these things. Few of us admit to it...fewer, still, do anything to cure our ignorance.

Riot Kitty said...

They're so dense, aren't they?

Talon said...

This was wonderful. And so true. It's not complicated, but it sure feels that way.

My hubby is still asking when I'm going to provide him with my owner's manual - lol!

Ribbon said...

I like what you have written here, but I also agree with Secretia...
'mental strength knows no gender'

best wishes
ribbon

Fireblossom said...

It is invariably women who are referred to as "the weaker sex." I have no qualms at all about turning the tables here.

Mama Zen said...

And pay and pay and pay and pay!

Gabriella Moonlight said...

this is so great and so true...you always find such glorious ways to put into words eloquently what it is I've felt...thank you Shay for you poetic grace...
xo gabi

Cloudia said...

Laura Nyro & Carla Bonhoff rule!


Aloha, Friend!


Comfort Spiral

RachelW said...

I'm looking for the weaker sex in this one, and not seeing him. ;)

Joanna Jenkins said...

What a way with words. Thank you.
jj

The romantic query letter and the happy-ever-after said...

This appeals to everything in my silly mind for it is at once smart and absurd. WELL DONE Pet.
Warmest regards,
Simone

Shadow said...

i'll let you know when i know...

Jannie Funster said...

Ooooo, yes on the "filed away."

Daryl said...

and the debate goes on .. they arent really weaker just not as bright

Christine Forest, M.D. said...

What do women want? An age old question. Some men may need a whole lot more than a map and Sherlock Holmes as a tour guide to answer this question.

Elizabeth Bradley said...

I never ask anyone what they're thinking.

Kay said...

just ask her, she'll tell you! :) the trick is, the listening part