Tag Archives: Poetry

Ode to Depression

We’re still in COVID-19 lockdown in my neck of the woods.Philadelphia is under curfew until 6 a.m. from the violent protests throughout the hood. This world has turned upside down as of late. Our lives are filled with too much … Continue reading

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Waxing Poetic: Blame It On The Full Moon

Another year has passed us by, seemingly at double time for me, But through it all, the only things that I did see,Were the soles of my boots with big holes underneath,From dragging my feet, attempting to slow those circles … Continue reading

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Ode to Losing Weight

When I was young and in my prime,I’d stuff my face most any old time.Now my hair is turning gray,I only eat but two times a day. Trying to lose my flabby gut,And the extra padding on my butt;Looking at … Continue reading

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Ode To: Why Do I Even Bother?

So much to share and disseminate, but nobody looks or listens;Why do I rack my brain while sweat on my brow glistens?Is it worth it each week on Saturday night to be sittin’,Figuring how the thoughts in my head should … Continue reading

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Ode to Philly’s Cyclone Alley

Don’t know whether to blame the weather on climate change or not,That’s a politically sensitive issue like if we should legalize pot;The left says yes and the right says no,But does anyone really know which way to go? Those nasty … Continue reading

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Ode for the First of June 2019

Another week has passed us by,May turned into June, my, oh my.Soon it will be the 4th of July,Followed by the dog days of August to make me sigh. Racking my brain for something to write,For my weekly tirade due … Continue reading

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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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