Monthly Archives: February 2011

Mulligan

It wasn’t bad, as Mondays go. I think I could do better, though. I’d like to take it from the top So you go on ahead. I’ll stop And circle back to Sunday night And try to get my Monday … Continue reading

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Snot My Fault

A mathematician-slash-meteorologist- Amateur-otorhinolaryngologist Might have the intervocational chops To show when my nose either flows or it stops. Calm and mid-40s, it runs like a faucet; Gale-force warm winds waste the hanky–just toss it; Too cold, and it’s not just … Continue reading

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Hai Cow #2

Cow pies stacked eye-high Crowned by cloud-enshrouded cow Cow: “Who’s stupid now?” (For context, see Hai Cow #1. I’ll wait … Ah, you’re back. See? All makes sense now, right? There’s a #3, too, but not today. It will be … Continue reading

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Food Drive Fitness Challenge 2011

When public budgets take a hit The way they have since late ’08 State workers take the blame for it– The group the public loves to hate. Supposedly, state workers make More money, get more benefits And cushy pension plans … Continue reading

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Sevens, and the Power of Two

On 7 July, just a week before I turned 15, In ’77, my grandmother mailed me a letter. She wrote, check the postmark. The date was the coolest I’d seen: The month, day and year were all sevens! It couldn’t … Continue reading

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Worst Case Scenario

It’s s’posed to snow It hasn’t yet What if the weather gods forget? What if we go To sleep and wake Tomorrow and there’s not a flake? Pillowcases Drenched with drool At prospects of a lack of school Will cradle … Continue reading

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Just Go

The clouds are coming back, they say So if you plan to run and play Today’s the diem. Go carpe! Clean off your desk another day.

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