Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bedtime Story Problem

Alarm goes off at half past four Which means that if I start to snore The instant I lie down in bed I’ll sleep X hours. In my head I solve for X, no fuss, no strife. That’s algebra, and … Continue reading

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Let Sleeping Dogs Preside

Sleeping dogs tell fewer lies Than certain presidents. Surprise!

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Hollywood Ending

When the sun goes down On La La Land, Moonlight triumphs. Give them both a hand.

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Omnivore

Hunters go hunting And gatherers gather As long as I’m eating The source doesn’t mather

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Living History Her Story

Pull out your iPhone: Siri, what’s the date? “2/24, YOUR GRANDMOTHER’S BIRTHDAY!” How much is twice her age? “TWO HUNDRED EIGHT.” That many years seems awfully far away, But think about it: Someone Grandma’s age When she was born (before … Continue reading

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Blame The Groundhog

Robins and tulips are flocking around Poking their heads in and out of the ground. The forecast says snow so I hope they’re okay. The birds will have blooms on their graves, anyway.

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Boy George

George Washington was said to be The acme of integrity, The proof of which was, when a vandal Chopped a cherry tree, the scandal Never had a chance to brew Before the culpa you-know-who: “Father,” said young Master George, “’Twas … Continue reading

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