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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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Maui Margarine

A silly insult I’d forgot*: “She thinks she’s special but she’s snot!” It’s bad enough she thinks you’ve said She isn’t special, but instead Of stopping there, you then imply That she’s a booger-lady! Why? Is she too nosy? Does … Continue reading

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The Inconstant Gardener

He hasn’t mown the grass as yet. He Started to, but his machete Dulled, and then a hive of bees Woke up inside the mower. Please Excuse this slight delay. The grass, Like these allergic hives, will pass.

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