hard ways, big arms, full plates, and his lap… [POEM]

Daddy’s a gonna learn you a lesson
Momma’s a gonna teach you to pray
Granny’s gonna fix you some fixin’s
Pop-Pop’s advice gon’ run you away

Friends is good for shootin’ the breeze
God gone answer baby and fool
eat the greens just like you does that sweet cornbread
“Elbow grease is your greatest tool.”

White man ain’t no more man than you are
change gon’ come you wait and see
salmon croquettes is to be eatin’ with fingers
“Fishin’ and huntin’ is how a man gon’ eat.”

Pay attention, listen careful
the bible is the way for sure
granny bread and bacon for breakfast
“Man made you sick, the earth is made to cure.”

Keep love below your belt buckle
trust the Lord to guide you right
banana pudding is okay for breakfast
“A shot of whiskey is a solemn right.”

Get yo portion, let it be
get married son, it pleases God
buttermilk biscuits and pies made from scratch
“A working man don’t get no tired.”

Can’t no woman argue alone
change gonna come, my child
apple cider vinegar and epsom salt
“Hurt gon hurt but a lil while.”

Daddy’s a gonna learn you a lesson
Momma’s a gonna teach you to pray
Granny’s gonna fix you some fixin’s
Pop-Pop’s advice gon’ run you away.

-see

©2015 Cornelious “See” Flowers
@seethepoet

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