Monthly Archives: October 2014

Still No Rocks

Turtles’ teeth and bits of string, The song a frightened frog would sing, Two sausages with hogs attached, A boiled egg that’s partly hatched, A Hershey bar just barely chewed, A dollar soaked in something rude, Three salmon smoked on … Continue reading

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What The Cat Is Thinking

Your arms and legs invade my space And haul around a human face That glowers when I’m in the way. I’m hiding in my room today.

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The Pumpkin Of Dorian Gray

As the season descends into frost As wet drifts of dead leaves grow enmossed As winter approaches And Hallowe’encroaches My mood turns ebullient and gay Partaking of spirits and vice I indulge in impulses not nice Yet my soul can … Continue reading

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Laptop

My little HP clamshell has no mouse (There’s just a trackpad underneath my thumbs), So how come when I use it in the house I start to type, and here the kitty comes? She sprawls across my lap, her hips … Continue reading

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Blessed Ignorance

Dr. Jonas Salk was born Too long ago for folks to warn Him off from the conspiracy That vaccines represent, so he Naively vanquished polio. Don’t blame him. How was he to know?

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Top 25

Ensconced at number two On Things I Shouldn’t Do Is “try to rank my faults” They’re all the worst — no alts

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The Hard Deadline

It is 10:21 in Oregon a Saturday six days before Hallowe’en, yes my essay is due in fewer hours than a standard weekday work day, Utah has just scored on USC the runner sliding backward seated airborne through the tardy … Continue reading

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