Monthly Archives: December 2014

Huzz(zzz)ah!

It’s midnight! At least In some city back east. The next sun to be seen’s One of twenty-fifteen’s, So look forward to that! Now, good night. Where’s my hat?

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Countdown

It’s difficult for me to say What’s in my heart St. Patrick’s Day. The raucous, alcoholic mobs Recall the words that Thomas Hobbes Laid claim to in Leviathan In sixteen one-and-fifty when He wrote of lives of men at war. … Continue reading

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Oh Team

A is for Ambivalent! The M is for Morose! B is Boo-hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo! Inside I‘m feeling gross! V is for the Victory That’s slipping — A — Away! L is for the Loss that we Expect — that’s E — today! … Continue reading

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Fancy Feast

Render unto Caesar that Which otherwise you’d give the cat. Applaud my generosity! (Both Caesar and the cat are me.)

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Unboxing Day

The pear tree just arrived today. The shipping company’s delay Was not their fault, but still a drag: It’s Made the partridge mostly maggots.

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Horseshoes

It’s true that much of what I write Would not attract the kind of light Diogenes was wont to shed In places where his lamp had led, But equally a fact is this: As often as my musings miss The … Continue reading

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Let There Be Dark

Eye mask! Eye mask! Soft and thick! Defeating daylight through the trick Of portable opacity. I strap you on and none can see My eyes; nor, likewise, they the light Of wintry day. Hooray! Good-night.

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