This could be Appendix A to “A North Country Guy’s Guide to North Country Guys.”
Why Guys Don’t Need Purses
Everything a guy needs fits into his pockets.
Wallet in the right rear, comb in the left–
so he can buy beer, or tame the crazy hair.
One front pocket holds a jackknife, a dime
and a length of string. These three can replace
an entire toolbox. The other pocket holds
car keys, house keys and a pencil stub,
for listing hardware needs on a gas receipt.
What about the smart phone? Leave it home.
Your buddies know where to look for you
and everybody else can go to hell.
That covers it. Nice call.
Maybe a flashlight, small.
Maybe on a carabiner on a belt loop, or maybe a micro on the keychain.