The Poetry of Brian Langley

 

 

The D.I.Yer

 


The DIYer
 

The Wife's Response
 


I'm a D.I.Yer,

thereís nothing I canít fix.

Iíve got tools for every job,

I know the expertís tricks;

 

Brick laying, painting, plumbing;

Each one of themís a breeze.

Panel beating, plastering,

I do them all with ease.

 

I fix up my computers,

Iíve even dug a bore.

I put new glass in windows

and hinges on a door.

 

Iíve stopped the taps from dripping,

Iíve pruned the apple tree.

Replaced a differential,

whatever that might be.

 

ooooooo

 

©  Brian Langley     Feb 21  2006

 


ďYou say youíre great at DIY,

Of that Iím not too sure.

Since you installed new hinges

I canít unlock the door.

 

You stopped the taps from dripping,

Since then they all go thump.

You pruned the apple tree for sure

And now itís just a stump.

 

Since you fixed my computer,

My sewing softwareís dead,

Now when I click my icons

I get porno sites instead.

 

 ooooooo

 

©  Brian Langley  May 1 2006

 


 

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