She really did have a sense of humour
A great one, with that impeccable timing too!
yet those jokes, told just as they always would be
couldn't conceal the swollen eyelids !!
"She is my best friend", I proclaimed
"what does she do for you?", they all asked.
"Does she come to your aid when you are in deep trouble?"
"Does she advice you as to what to do?"
"Oh no!", I said,"She just lends me a sympathetic ear!