Monthly Archives: October 2017

Three Reasons I Was Never Awarded An English Degree

Harper Lee taught me All it takes is one good arm. Smash your chifferobe! Fitzgerald opined Wealth is meaningless unless One knows how to row. Mammals, Melville taught, Are superior because Fish can’t hold a grudge. Advertisements

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Thumbs

I have two thumbs. I’m glad I do. I like my other fingers, too, But thumbs are dactyl underdogs. Pointers? Middles? Glory hogs. The ring’s okay, the pinkie, sure, But I still like ol’ Thumbkin more. While fingers type, the … Continue reading

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Not A Fan Of Stingers, Either

Bugs and I don’t get along. That I don’t care for them is wrong And indicates a failure of My own capacity for love And empathy. I’m wrong. You’re right. I squish ’em anyway. They bite.

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Thorns Of A Dilemma

Blackberries are hard to kill And when they’re dead they’re nasty still But ours make one terrific jam I’m torn (I literally am)

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And Sitting Around Is My Favorite

I procrastinate ‘Cause I hate to sit around With nothing to do

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And Yet Karaoke’s A Thing

Most things are simpler to say than to do. Unless there’s a crowd. And they’re staring at you.

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Samurai

Samurai can take it, so If I can’t make it, Sam’ll go.

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