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Mother

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The verbal scowls

And incessant harping

Didn’t trouble him

Nearly so much

As the sound of

Her fingernail voice

Marring the lacquer

Of his well-rubbed ego

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Nice, I can almost feel the sneer!

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Direct and effective. More please.

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Thanks. PS, footnote to Mom. This is not autobiographical. Relax.

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Hey...do you know my mom? :-)

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No, I don't. Perhaps you could introduce us sometime. ;-)

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