My husband is industriousHe always knows what’s good for usWhen our home the flies invadedFrom a swatter he upgradedHit the local hardware storeBought some zappers and some moreFly tape was the most excitingTo the flies it was invitingSticky hanging gooey snareCaught my long and curly hairHanging up above my bedFourteen dead flies overheadInsect graveyard inContinue reading “Fly Paper”
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Make Up Your Minds
All my cats are indoors, outdoors, indoors, outdoors, indoors, outdoors. Or perhaps they’re outdoors, indoors, outdoors, indoors, outdoors, indoors?
I’m stealing some stuff from my other blogs. We have ants – lot’s of ants here so I wrote this during one of the “invasions” we’ve had to deal with. Ant Invasion Crawling on my countertop Sugar ants they just won’t stop From the ground they formed a line Up the stairs they climbed andContinue reading “Ant Invasion”
The Garage Sale
From my older collection: Living on borrowed rhyme.
A Life Reclaimed
I wrote this for an AA potluck prize a couple of summers ago and shellacked it onto a board. I’m not advocating for any particular recovery group but I really do think AA is one of the smartest, wisest recovery programs out there. Nothing’s perfect but if you read what they call The Big Book,Continue reading “A Life Reclaimed”
No Rules Just Words
This is where I get to go What I’ll write I never know Doesn’t have to follow form Doesn’t have to be the norm Whatever comes across my mind All fair game let it unwind Blank space as far as I see Waits for creativity Coloring outside the lines Search my head to find whatContinue reading “No Rules Just Words”
Navigating WordPress, Has me all kinds of stressed Really should take time to read But I have to work with speed Push this button cut that block Have me in a state of shock Content content write it now Through the menus I must plow If you make enough mistakes Looks fine after fifty takesContinue reading “Navigating WordPress”