Chauvinist Echo

Poesy plus Polemics

Henry the Eighth Illustration by James A. Watkins From hubpages.com Henry the Eighth
Illustration by James A. Watkins
From hubpages.com

obey is an odd little word
that consternates modern ears
once featured in Anglican marrying vows
it’s fallen away through the years

it was jolly old Henry the eighth
put it into the mouths of Brit brides
it gave him excuse to lop off the heads
of his less than obedient wives

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