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This motherless world,

Alarming discipline is meted out

For transgressions trivial.

Encourages innovations

Camouflaging sins, evading punishment, (both).

Phil changes from glass to mug

For his dinner milk.

Puzzled until …

Washing up, his cup

Is home to uneaten peas.

Punished once,

Solution found.

No more punishment …

Unless ruse is discovered.*


* This is one of the big differences between fathers and mothers, Phil’s trick went undetected (well, I can’t recall it being discovered) … had Mum been there it would have been known immediately.





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