Monthly Archives: August 2017

Totality

The earth and moon line up a lot; The spectacle is not so hot Until third parties intervene. Today’s was worth having been seen. The songbirds hushed as advertised– Perhaps, though, they were just surprised By barking dogs and fireworks … Continue reading

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Eclipse Day

Rise before sunrise Work until it’s dark again That’s a tough three hours

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Admonished For Enterprise

What am I thinking? I can’t go to bed With these weird words and phrases afloat in my head. “Admonished for enterprise.” What can that mean? It’s in no book or TV show I’ve ever seen So I have to … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye, Fly

Drosophila melanogaster Drop dead fast, but slaps are faster.

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Upstaged

Elvis Presley passed away Four decades before yesterday, Supposedly while on the toilet. My big day — he had to spoil it! I’ve been driving legally Since Elvis scratched his own E.P. But no one came to interview Yours truly, … Continue reading

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Sorry, Charlotte

A spider slipped inside my collar, Tasted flesh and made me holler, Then descended from my shirt Into my underpants. That hurt. “Be Nice To Spiders!” That’s my rule, But when my junk’s spelunked — not cool. I may have … Continue reading

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Complicit

Hey, GOP, explain to me Why you’re supporting DJT? It does your Grand Old Party harm When someone has to twist his arm To force the president to say He’s sad about the KKK, And only when he’s in a … Continue reading

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