I've always been a bit of a lady's man!
But it was time I settled down!
I met her innocently enough on a bicycle ride.
Something about her caught my eye.
I couldn't put my finger on it at first!
I would find my self gazing at her quite often!
She was very athletic and captain of her bowling team.
She was a Yoga instructor and taught stretch exercises in her spare time!
She was very concerned with diet and her weight!
She was very handy around the house and office!
She was often called upon to do various chores!
She loved animals!
She even loved to fish!
She loved the outdoors and hats!
She loved trying on hats!
She just loved hats!
She used to tickle me so!
She seemed a bit clumsy!
She was always having some wild adventure!
She had the cutest surprised look when I would catch her measuring her thighs.
She could be charming just putting out the cat!
I miss the way she brushed her hair!
I miss the way she took a bath!
Sometimes I would help her with some of the "hard to reach spots"!
She loved the Ferris Wheel and rode one every chance she got!
We had fun just hanging out!
She didn't cook. She said she preferred raw, fresh food! Fruit!
I was concerned that she ate too much cotton candy.
Her's was mostly a liquid diet. She often made "special smoothies".
She was always urging me to eat bananas!
She was a great dancer! She would try new partners all the time!
As women are often defined, she was a natural beauty.
She had a natural heaven sent scent!
She remained the same "shy little girl" as when we met!
She was fragile, with a child-like innocence.
Although- I believe she saw some action in the Navy!
She was always supporting our troops.
I never knew a more patriotic woman!
All of a sudden I was the luckiest man in the world!
She would have an occasional "aperitif", she would call it.
She liked a little Absinthe in my absence.
She developed a taste for Cognac.
I could see she was developing a drinking habit.
Nothing I said did any good!
I began to worry!
She drank anything!
She refused to see the obvious!
She started hanging out with new friends.
She took an interest in the theater. She made new friends there.
I wasn't sure these were the friends she needed.
They seemed to be encouraging her to drink more.
She was spending more and more on booze and hats!
Her drinking and hats were becoming bazaar!
Doubt was eroding our love. I could no longer trust her!
I was being replaced by a bottle!
I began to wonder if size really did matter to her!
She was spending more and more time with her "girlfriends".
I felt that we were growing apart!
I had little in common with her "girl-friends"!
It was obvious that I could no longer please her!
I became green from jealousy! Or it may have been some bad pot!
I began to see her in a different light!
I followed her around!
She wasn't a health nut after all! Just a nut!
She hated animals!
She would get drunk and do crazy things with large birds!
She did horse around with this fellow though!
Finally- I had to turn -and walk away!
But it was hard being in the same town!
I hid out in Europe for a while. But the memory was too fresh!
I tried to drown my sorrows in the tides of Hawaii!
I even tried Cuba!
The woman I couldn't please was always on my mind!
All women seem to have a vacant vacuousness about them for me now!
But even here in Bali there seems to be a reminder of her everywhere!
I hear that she has moved on.
But even now I miss her, and wonder where she is!
~By Micky Dee~
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