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A Legitimate Hypothesis

Suppositiously Unsupposititious is Supposititious

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Use Your Words

Haul out the battered box The cardboard reliquary With VOCAbULarY scrawled upon its side And tell me of your day As if you care

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Counting To Seventeen

Two, four, six, eight, ten, Twelve, fourteen, sixteen, eighteen, Twenty, twenty-two.

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On The Tip Of Its Tongue

A what’s-it-called, you know, that flattish thing That lives inside itself, like in a tank Or caravan? The one that doesn’t sing Although it has a beak? That thing that sank Because it doesn’t swim? That wasn’t it But almost … Continue reading

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English Major Problems

I thought I had a word that wasn’t, Then I found it was. That doesn’t Usually make me mad But since it blew a verse I’d had Half-written on its nonexistence I’ll admit to some resistance To the notion that … Continue reading

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Appearing Or Occurring At Irregular Intervals

Stumbled over in an attic Rarely visited: Sporadic. Not occasional–that’s when It happens every now and then But isn’t unexpected, like Those weekends when you ride your bike. Intermittent doesn’t do it– There’s a sense of purpose to it That … Continue reading

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Cambiamore

One kiloword’s the going rate For pictures in the marketplace How many, then, to pay the freight For gazing on my lady’s face? I’m flush with verbs, replete with nouns, Grandiloquently overcome By every smile; alas, her frowns Inevitably strike … Continue reading

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