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Look Back In Error

Absolutes are always wrong Shortcuts sometimes take too long Bird banalities are song I say ping and you think pong And not the vaguely racist book About a truant and a cook And how he chose the blow he took … Continue reading

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Cognitive Flatulence

Don’t you hate when someone asks You something that you know by heart And then that simplest of tasks– Just spit it out–becomes Brain Fart! A long-time colleague, in a meeting, Needs an intro to a guest, And though you … Continue reading

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Now That You Mention It

There’s a fact atip my tongue. I’ve known it cold since I was young, Deployed it lavishly out loud In privacy and in a crowd, And totally at my command It’s always been. Please understand That I can dazzle you … Continue reading

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Treasonous Memory

Remember, remember, That thing each November You tell me I shouldn’t forget? It’s fled from my mind, But don’t worry, I’ll find it– This guy hasn’t fawksed it up yet!

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Still Looking

Maybe if I just sit quiet I’ll remember. If I try it, Though, and nothing comes in time I’ll miss my chance to post a rhyme Today, and maybe blow my streak. Yes, I’m a compulsive geek But 56 months … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

I thought it up and wrote it down Before it had a chance to fade It might have earned me much renown Instead I’ve been again betrayed By technological reliance (“Local draft” means “roll the dice”) Darn this not-so-smart appliance … Continue reading

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Date And Switch

A goldfish by his girlfish dumped Might feel before his friends enchumped Had he shown off his cumberedness Too zestfully. Now cumbered less And clearly bachelorified If he’d, of late, too glorified His dancing of the pas de deux With … Continue reading

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