Category Archives: Irony

Poor You, Poor, Poor You

  Poor You, Poor, Poor You I had had a pretty bad day. Everything I touched fell over or crashed to the floor. It happened so often I didn’t think I could take it any more. I misread the clock, … Continue reading

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So You Say

  SO YOU SAY When I became my partner’s lifeline In her long-term struggle with her malady, I was overwhelmed with grief and duty And you said, “You’re okay, you can handle it.” -So you say “You are smart, you … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Cartoonists Gone?

  Where Have All the Cartoonists Gone? Where have all the cartoonists gone? We miss them sorely, miss them every day. Why are they gone? Who laid them off? What are they doing now? How do they make a living, … Continue reading

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The Ruins: A Tale of Two Legends

  The Ruins A tale of Two Legends Once a stately pyramid, now a hieroglyphic, Once a brilliant mind, now the ruins, Ravished by the weather and the people, Deconstructed by disease, Once a prosperous farmer, now a stick plow … Continue reading

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Get Him Outta Here: Please!

  Get Him Outta Here Get him outta here. Get him out. He’s disrupting my party, He’s no fun. Make him run. Go on, get him outta here. The intruder heckled harder, He fought tooth and nail, For every laser … Continue reading

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