Category Archives: poetry

Fit To Print

My fifteen minutes came and went This weekend when the Fit to Print Credential — maybe misapplied — Was placed upon a verse that I’d Submitted to a contest at The Old Gray Lady. Think of that: A published poet … Continue reading

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Contrary

I study when it’s not required; When I have to, though, I’m tired. Work is fun when it’s like play But when your play’s your work, no way (Until you’re home and off the clock, At which point work is … Continue reading

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Very Small Favors

Seen through rain-swept glass: Keys, umbrella, telephone Dry inside the car

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Maybe That’s Why They’re Fuzzy

Rodents are adorable In abstract. Fact? Deplorable.

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Dentempathy

I don’t like chewing gum because I’ve never liked the things it does To dentists, pitting them against Each other: Four may be convinced That one brand’s safe for dental work; A fifth, though, disagrees. A jerk? Or principled recalcitrant? … Continue reading

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Glowing With Pride

Another Tuesday’s done, and we’re Not quite immobilized by fear Nor yet extinct from radiation. That’s a win in MAGA Nation!

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‘Kay, So…

Cheese has fat, so melt it thin. A warm tortilla? Done! That’s dinner.

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