Are They Really Wise? Or Otherwise!?

They’re mainly from the Big Apple

the suburbs

the Northeast.

They walk, talk, and even gawk

sound so funny when they speak.

They look sour

like to cower (?)

are smug

oh so grub

and waddle

half awake

or

is it half asleep?

They constantly judge

carry a grudge

and

are

arrogant

superior

“What is their beef?”

Wise?

Worldly?

Oh Yes!

Maybe!

But mainly

I do fear

for all to hear?

They are just

smart-ass

retired

Wisenheimer’s!

And even former

‘lost the thrill’

Two-Timers!

Of them

and

even me

do I speak!?

For the above reasons

in the ‘land of one season’

I again speak!

Yes!

Just because?

No, no!

No indeed!

Just because

It’s Otherwise!

That they seem to seek!

18 Comments Add yours

  1. judybarbera says:

    Is that one of our neighbors?
    Love it, otherwise!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. map195 says:

    nice share

    Liked by 2 people

  3. KT Workman says:

    I know people like that, and yes, mostly from New York…or at least, some big city.
    I don’t know whether or not the person in your illustration is wise, but the glasses make him seem so.

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Thanks. Did you see what he’s looking at reflected in his glasses?

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Just typical of the sub-species.

        Liked by 1 person

      2. KT Workman says:

        I couldn’t agree more. 😊

        Liked by 1 person

    2. ashokwahi says:

      Oh yes, they are the same, found in all big metros in the world 😎

      Liked by 3 people

      1. Yes 👺indeed 🧐😫

        Liked by 1 person

  4. Very nice post! Nice painting…thank’s for sharing 😊

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Bhagyashree says:

    So beautiful! The last line took my heart away! 🌸

    Liked by 2 people

  6. Moises Ramos says:

    Good poem Hal, been away for awhile from your blog but you’re still knocking homeruns out the park

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thank you for the read and reply!

      Like

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