Linda Studley

Can't Put the Pen Down…

Why I’d Rather Hold a Guitar Than a Baby


Babies wiggle.
Guitars occasionally slip off their straps, but not very often.
Babies wail.
Guitars can too but generally only when you want them too.
Babies puke.
Guitars do not do this.
Babies need their diapers changed.
Guitars need their strings changed but not as often and it smells better.
A guitar will never wake you in the middle of the night
(unless someone else is playing it).
Babies grow up and leave.
Guitars grow old with you and never leave.
I love my babies but they’ve grown up knowing
I’d rather hold a guitar than a baby
and I’m pretty sure they understand that it’s nothing personal.

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One thought on “Why I’d Rather Hold a Guitar Than a Baby

  1. cynthia l on said:

    Oh my, this reminds me of how I can usually remember the names of friends’ pets, but seldom their children. Embarrassing, but but like your penchant for guitars over infants, nothing personal 🙂

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