1) learn to accept the irish goodbye

dog

2)  Don’t fight with the world.

3) Don’t do the thing where you say “you always do this.”

4) Forgetting can be learned.

5) When you cry, cry three times.

Advertisements

About redmitten

author of Cracking Geodes Open, Making Good Use of August, and The Peppermint Bottle. poetry editor for IthacaLit and YB Poetry Journal. website: https://toomuchaugust.wordpress.com

12 responses to “1) learn to accept the irish goodbye

  1. Wow! That got my attention.

  2. Strong advice…note to self!

  3. You left out the beer. Otherwise, my Scots-Irish side is good with this. My German side thinks there should also be something very cholesterol-laden to go with it.

  4. Todd Peterson

    I always think of that Peanuts comic strip, Sherry, the one where Linus is telling Charlie Brown that Carl Sagan says there are ten billion stars in the galaxy, etcetera, etcetera …

    and Charlie answers: I miss my dog.

    Best,

    Todd

    • redmitten

      todd, oh yes! LOVE this. and i remember that particular strip, too. you are a wealth, todd….so good to hear from you.

      • Todd Peterson

        Right back at you Sherry, from another canine lover who clearly tends to read you in ways that fall between the lines. Sincerely,

        I Miss My Dog

      • redmitten

        dang. as in lovely. as in rare. as in i just wrote about dogs again. what is it i was meant to learn?

and then you said:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 52 other followers

%d bloggers like this: