Don’t Call Me Sweety!   1 comment


When I’m old and weak

Don’t call me sweety,

No “elderspeak” for me.

You may think you’re being kind

But it’s not a good moment

When dignity is left behind.


Posted October 7, 2008 by kenneturner in Commentary, Family, Friends, Poetry

One response to “Don’t Call Me Sweety!

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  1. Reblogged this on Becoming is Superior to Being and commented:

    Why is it that many women in the service business like to call me “sweety”? I wrote this little ditty in 2008, and I still find it very annoying. — kenne


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