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Silliness is good

So Many Questions

How old was the lady? And what kind of shoe? How many kids is too many? Ten? Two? Broth doesn’t often have bread as a side (Maybe crackers). Did pointing that out hurt her pride? And even when walloping children … Continue reading

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Junior High Birdmen

It’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! No, it’s— …ask Daddy to explain.

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Et Tu, Al?

Whilst waiting for the other shoe, Please, don’t pull down the wardrobe, too.

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I’ll Miss Not Knowing You

Talent isn’t an excuse. It’s not a license for abuse Or reason to suspend the rules Of decency, and we’d be fools To let you argue otherwise. Perhaps we loved you once. Surprise! That only magnifies the sense Of injury. … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring v. 2.9

Mass shootings happen all the time Without a reason, but with rhyme: For thoughts and prayers and guns, demand Will spike, but changes won’t be planned. Still, best be safe: Shore up your stock Of weaponry in case the shock … Continue reading

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This Is My Shocked Face

Dear Senators and Congressmen, Heads up! It’s happening again. Put down that legislation pen. There’s lots of thoughts and prayers to send! Why work when we can just pretend That that’s the way these shootings end? And that Since Last … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold. Period.

Christmas concerts warm the heart. If only practice didn’t start So soon! Perhaps I’m getting old, But all these snow songs make me cold!

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