Ever since he took off his tuxedo
and she her wedding gown,
time’s been a healer yet placebo,
that turns her into a clown.

Three hours after a sip of the pekoe,
she‘s staring at the crib with a frown.
Dwelling in the dungeon incognito,
she’s the saddest mother in town.

Then she ascends to the gazebo,
in contempt of her man of great renown.
Misfortunes don’t break her ego;
desolation never wears her wit down.

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🎵 “A Woman’s Worth” is a recording by Alicia Keys, appearing on the 2001 album “Songs In A Minor”. [ Listen on QQ Music ]