As she stood with her husband exchanging rings the brother looked on.
They suddenly asked him to give a toast to the now husband and wife.
He walked uncomfortably. He wasn’t that great at giving speeches but nonetheless he went and stood. He cleared his voice and stared at the hundreds who’d gathered around to witness the moment.
‘It was September 1990
When you got out of the womb
And took over my room,
Your land grabbing skills
Were out in the open as soon as you arrived on Earth
With drippy nose
And loud cries
From that moment on
There has been a lot of sharing
And though the quintessential phrase went ‘sharing is caring’
I remember having wwe style wrestling matches
Before anything was shared at all…
I also ate your favourite cheese platter at the speed of light
Before you got to touch it
And that you were a girl hardly made a difference
Cause your capabilities in martial arts
Could get any guy beat up
Husband dearest take note!
Yet let me tell you this…
Despite all those attempts to murder me
We’ve shared a lot
And today we share this moment
So how about we share this.’
He picked up a delicious platter of assorted cheese and handed it over to her.
She took a bite
He took a bite.
“This is enough cheese for a lifetime,” he said. And the tears rolled down both their cheeks.