Poetry for fun! Domestic Goddess in bib overalls!
Dress for the job
Grab that hammer, Deb
There she stands in her bibbed overalls
Cute Tool hammer and Cute tool saw!
She knocks down the stairs that are toppling over
Rotted boards falling into the clover
She can’t find a contractor to take over the repair
So she grabs a tape measure with no time to spare
What does she think a domestic goddess can do
Make a new stairway with a hammer and screw?
She just ran to home depot she knew what to do
The guys there all know her, they admire her too
They said its no problem we know you can do it
Just buy some stair treads and boards that will fit
Wow what a gal-no job goes undone
She paints floor to ceiling then doors must be hung
Plaster is falling off the ceiling and wall
Hates to climb ladders, afraid she might fall
But alas, she has learned she can do it, she can
Up that ladder she climbs like a fireman
Takes a sledge hammer knocks the plaster downNow she needs new dry wall, must run back to town
Lest I forget, she is not doing this job alone
Her wonderful husband is as close as his phone
When his work day is over, another day done
He slips into his bibbed overalls to join Deb in the fun.
When each day is over they pause and look around
They both agree it is a treasure they have found
So they lock up the doors and turn out the light
And whisper to each other, I love you, Goodnight
Betty Overstreet 2006