mjj (flemmings) wrote,

Apologies to L.Cohen

The pants I bought
When I was fifteen pounds heavier,
I can wear them now.
It is never too late
(even for the gauchos my sister gave me in 1992)
I advise you all
To upgrade your sewing skills so the pants you usually wear no longer fall down.

(Am using safety pins because the now-fitting trousers are all summer. Must learn to take in elastic.)
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