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Retirement

By Walt Perryman

My wife works but I do not because, I am retired.
Iíve been with her 6 years and havenít been fired.


Houdini could not do what I do if he were alive.
I can put 6 socks in the washer and take out five.


This housework stuff is hard, but it is never dull,
By the time I wash the clothes the hampers back full.


I make up the bed and I try to make it look neat,
But my problem is trying to fold up a fitted sheet.


I always try to do my share of housework each day,
I do it for 15 minutes before she pulls in the driveway.


I donít know how this house gets dirty, maybe a ghost?
I will probably get fired when my wife reads this post.


©May 2021 Walt Perryman


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