Monthly Archives: June 2011

Still Windy After All These Years

150 years ago the Civil War had just begun; Halfway in time ‘twixt then and now Gone With the Wind began its run (In novel form, that is; it took three years for Scarlett to appear Upon the screen where … Continue reading

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How do I love cheese?

How do I love cheese? Let me count the wheys. I love cheese orange, yellow, blue or white, On hot dogs which I carelessly ignite In backyard stacks of apple sticks ablaze Inside a fire pit on summer days. I … Continue reading

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The Perfect (Second) Date

Today’s one of two perfect dates in the year; The first one’s been done but the second one’s here! Numeric perfection’s achieved through slick tricks Like the fact that 1, 2 and 3 add up to 6. Since (not counting … Continue reading

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Histameanies

Summer blossoms aren’t my friends And vast green vistas make me cry If pollen-swollen sneezing ends I’ll weep…if I can find my eye

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Excitable Girl

Excitable girl Eager leaping sitting high Astride red soft forbidden sofa Licking chewing masticates anew Damp haunches Pausing Panting Out of breath Excitable girl Sullen yardspy: Come, ye interlopers! Test my eye! Was that– no, never None would try Impregning … Continue reading

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Busker’s First Stand

Scary badgers fear Eighties synth-pop cover bands Of accordions

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Roles of a Lifetime

Grandpa in The Princess Bride Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’s cabbie Arkin’s In-Law(s): “Serpentine!” Plus Columbo? Not too shabby.

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