Tag Archives: Humor

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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Grief – A Simple Theory

  Grief – A Simple Theory Nonsense Verse By HWB To accept acceptance takes an accepting ’tude. You have to strike an accepting mood. Sometimes to reject acceptance is just rude But you have to go through a long prelude, … Continue reading

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I fooled her and startled the star

  I fooled her and startled the star I fooled her and startled the star. We were on holiday. We reached Ottawa. Loved the place. Favourite spot: the grand, unbelievable library, inside and out, of the Parliament buildings. This is … Continue reading

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Chasing but Late for dinner

  After the flurry of activity about Chasing a Butterfly,  I thought I should share a bit of it. So here is the first poem in my book Chasing a Butterfly: Chasing but LATE FOR DINNER She hosted a party, … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sunday

Sunday, Sunday Sunday Mornings! UGH!! After the flurry of action during the past month, I’m feeling’ kinda pooped. Living with the memories of fifty years together while I talked about and performed the memories that are my book, “Chasing a … Continue reading

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The Gotta Gottas

  THE GOTTA GOTTAS How I wish the gotta gottas would jest get up and git, Making me so mad I just gotta spit, Oh to have a break in the relentless gotta dos, Why I tell you, it’s enough … Continue reading

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Inner Critic: Writers and Carers

  Inner Critic: Writers and Carers Writers especially have an inner critic. Inner critics are never satisfied. They continually plague the writer’s mind with questions, questions, question, what ifs, doubts… So it is for care givers. Many and many a … Continue reading

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