I am going to post a limerick here by the great Isaac Asimov. The limerick is about The Sign of Four, which I will be posting about in the next few days. That is not the total reason that I am posting.
This limerick has been a love poem from myself to my wife, Mary. And I want to spread the word about just how fantastic a wife my Mary has been and how incredibly lucky I am to have her fall in love with me and stay with me through all the good and bad times for 45 years now and at least that many more.
The Sign of the Four
Muttered Sherlock” Never mind Cocaine’s pleasure,
Let us seek out the famed Agra Treasure.”
Answered Watson,”No pearls,
For Myself—only girls;
And its Mary who is made to my measure.”
-Isaac Asimov, BSI (and so much more)
[That is beautiful. I seem to have something in my eye… -Selena Buttons]
5 Replies to “A Limerick for Mary (from Ron “Chips” Lies)”
A beautiful poem to a beautiful couple. Yes, the pronouns may not fit, but the meaning does.
Thanks Roxie and Selena.
Ron, this is just beautiful. Really “heart warmed” my day. So very many good thoughts and wishes of this season coming to you and Mary. Daisy/Sheila
So beautiful and so proper. Thanks, Ron.
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