Tag Archives: allergies

Yardwork

I’ll stand up to stray raccoons I’ll play your favorite song on spoons I’ll carve you valentines in runes But I won’t mow the lawn The pollen makes my eyelids swell My alveoli start to gel I gain a painful … Continue reading

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Big Talk

Let’s not talk about the weather. Allergies? Off-limits, too. No small talk! When we’re together, Let’s be real. So…how are you?

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Dispatch From The Field

Day 3: Approaching normalcy. The histamines are in retreat; My sinuses are nearly free Of mucus, like an empty seat At rush hour on a crosstown bus. The lawn is mocking, beckoning: Don’t mind the weeds, come play with us! … Continue reading

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Unequal Contest

I use knives The grass survives It uses pollen I get hives

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Ahchoose Wisely

Hypo-allergenic people Live in different worlds. They’ll keep a Lot of tissues for a guest And just assume they’ll pass a test Administered by proctors who Admit a histamine or two With every tiny flower belch. That false assumption we … Continue reading

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Plymouth Fever

My eyeballs are itchy My stomach is off My throat has grown scritchy I’ve also a cough I don’t mind revealing Additionally A deal of bad feeling Twixt vision and me I’m rash wrist to elbow I’ve hives on my … Continue reading

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Assuming Metaphorical Heads Can Rear

My verse topics aren’t exciting: Allergies, my cat, and writing. Probably it’s ’cause I wait To think about it ’til too late And midnight’s pumpkin coach-shaped head Is rearing. I can’t go to bed Unless I’ve posted something new, But … Continue reading

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