When we say Star Wars
she thinks we’re talking, about a movie from long ago,
and far, far away
from today, instead of the videos from Lego.
(There’s so many things that she doesn’t know.)
When we say tennis
she thinks we’re going, out to play, so she puts on a coat.
We have to say
we’re going to play, Wii in the rec-room with the remote.
(I’m not even sure they should still let her vote.)
When she was a kid
with no internet, or satellite dish or computer,
she says that she had
a lot to do, ‘course there’s no one around to dispute her.
(She even claims she was thinner and cuter.)
Originally published at Boomer Cafe,