Tag Archives: pride

Sonnet 45

My president is nothing like the sun: He’s far from bright, though shadows does he cast; If truth is beauty, he’s an ugly one; If beards be lies, he wears out razors fast. I have seen some whom I with … Continue reading

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A Modest Effort

I don’t run for fame or pride. I don’t. In fact, I stay inside And watch real racers on TV. That’s exercise enough for me.

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Lose It Or Use It

If Pride is going this year, then It’d best get gone! Tomorrow’s when The northern Summer turns to Fall. Not nagging, just reminding’s all.

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Just Dessert

Now’s the time and here’s the place: This cookie’s going in this face; This milk will wash it down this throat; These crumbs will unbecome this coat; This gut will belch this noxious cloud. Complete the feat. Repeat. Not proud.

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Tiny Triumphs

Today’s the day I’d set aside For doing things that give me pride– Not hubris pride that tweaks the gods, But tiny triumphs over odds Like 6-to-5 against, and such. A little pride, but not too much. So, when I … Continue reading

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Limerhaiku

There once was a man From Nantucket who had much Of which to be proud

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Done And Done

And…time! That’s it, I’m off the clock! For those who know me, here’s a shock: Not once, but twice, I failed to fail At rearing kids! The first one, male, Has been at large in grown-up land For three full … Continue reading

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