Personal Plea from an Aged Aunt

*To be honest I was too embarrassed to look at any actual personal ads. I mean, what if someone found some on my computer?! So I hope this stab in the dark works.

Personal Ad for an Aged Aunt

Aging, aching,
yet agile octogenarian
in nagging need
of perfect, principled
personal ad writer
with an admirable ability
for aggrandizement–
or at least the desire
to help a doddering,
desperate dame
write a witty one.
Although I’m old
and have honed hundreds
of admirable abilities–
this is a fledgling feat
for me–
and urgently needs
undertaking before
I ultimately meet
the undertaker.


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