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Wednesday's Child

written by: Anne G



It has been said, that Wednesday's child is fated to a life of woe.

On this I heartily must dissent.

For I would argue these are words, once spoken by a storied foe.

On facts quite ignorant.

Being one of many such, I take to heart this condemned fate.

Although a middle child of hegdomad, on it's behalf I will debate.

Wednesday's child is fair of face.

Bonnie, blithe and all so gay, as good as any, of the week.

Bequeathed by place, dear Wednesday's child, is graceful to a fault.

Generous, of loving heart, spirited, and open mind.

Wednesday's child presents it's best.

A future bright as gold.



This poem was written in defense of Wednesday's child, ill-fated by a nursery rhyme. : )

"Monday's Child" by Mother Goose

Monday's child is fair of face,
Tuesday's child is full of grace;
Wednesday's child is full of woe,
Thursday's child has far to go;
Friday's child is loving and giving,
Saturday's child works hard for its living;
But the child that is born on the Sabbath day
Is bonny and blithe, and good and gay.

Anne G

Anne G

JUNE 2016 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Why write?
I write because I am:
Driven to distraction by the inequities of the society in which we live.
Motivated by cruelty, abuse, ignorance and indifference.
My intention: To poke, prod and provoke!
"Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess." - Oscar Wilde
Anne G

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