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Ode to Tax Day and Ticks

Must be slacking,No need for reacting,Got my taxes done way ahead of time,Well, make that six days before the deadline. Used to wait until the last minute,For my anxiety to be remitted,By getting the income-tax envelope postmarked by midnight every … Continue reading

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Ode to Whatever

Didn’t know what to write about,For my weekly rant and rave,Deciding not to yell and shout,Inscribing a poem instead. Who wants to read a litany of complaints,Penned faithfully by yours truly every week?How did Andy Rooney get away with it,Every … Continue reading

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Ode to Being Ignored

I’ve been wondering as of late, Why is it that my Social Media posts do not rate, Nary a like or retweet, share or comment? How I wish for a little acknowledgement. Fortunately friends occasionally impart, With a heart, or … Continue reading

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Ode to Woe is Me

Felt like writing a poem for this week’s tirade, Grasping for words that rhyme: how about Miami-Dade? AT&T just sent me an invoice, for which they want paid, Regarding long-distance service on my Verizon account, canceled on the 8th day … Continue reading

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Dabbling in Poetry Again

A pre-spring thaw lasted for a couple of days, melting all the snow away; But as I write these words of wit, below-freezing temps returned for a bit, To stay until Tuesday, when a high of forty-three (6°C) is what … Continue reading

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Ode to Uncanniness

What is it about thee? A penchant to look past and not see me; Observing only what thou wishes to be, Expressing admiration predominately, When complimentary to thy own bland cup of tea. Ignorance is thine, Self-pity is mine, Time … Continue reading

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Turn, Turn, Turn

To everything, turn, turn, turn, There is a season, turn, turn, turn, And a time to every purpose under heaven. A time to gain, a time to lose, A time to rend, a time to sew, A time to love, … Continue reading

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