20. prompt: what's wrong or right
To hear this said reassures
when optimism then endures.
But when it's uttered, without action,
you know it's false hope, without traction.
Out of the mouths of blokes these words
as thoughtless as the flight of homing birds.
The Aussie lingo is a domain apart
and often used to show off, outsmart.
While women use the plainer tongue
not quite as useful when things go bung.