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Hallowe’en to Hell

  Hallowe’en to Hell I took this beautiful woman home For to share our Hallowe’en haul But when she removed her hallowe’én face She revealed herself witch She cackled with such utter glee, for she had most certainly fooled me, … Continue reading

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I Am…the dew

I Am…the dew I am healthy, I am whole, I am rain, I am snow, And hail and sleet and waves; I am the dew upon your lash, And I am here. And if and when comes the time, Let … Continue reading

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Electrodes in the Brain

  Electrodes in the Brain Electrodes in the brain, electrodes in the brain, Sparks are flying and falling like rain, You feel alive and you’re feeling no pain, And life is all about power and gain. No longer a slouch, … Continue reading

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Everyone Has a Mother

  Everyone Has a Mother Everyone has a mother; most have a grandma too, You may be young and hip, well hurray for you, But if you don’t know your grandma’s story, You don’t know just who you are. Even … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … Continue reading

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Virtual Hug

  Virtual Hug Truly I wish that you were here, Or that I were there with you. I’d pack it up upon a dare, But my duties keep me here. And so I send my virtual hug And with it … Continue reading

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“I’m Fine,” she said

  I’M FINE, SHE SAID H. W. Bryce “I’m fine!” she said with a simple smile As she tried to hide the many a mile That she had trod in caring for her man, As though to prove that she … Continue reading

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