Category Archives: Rhyme

Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Make Haste and Time Waste


I have been cross as you can get, Through loss of any internet; But here the post comes into play That I prepared for yesterday:       Why is it that the medical profession Can never keep to times … Continue reading

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Getting in a flap again over a Wordle


Those with reasoning quite lacking in sufficiency, Of the Apartheid flag now rant and rave, Thus demonstrating mental-type deficiency — The Union was where it was meant to wave, But then, these nitwits have no better source of wrath, Than … Continue reading

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Gala Appointments and Occasions


If I were not ill already, It occurs to me, you know, That events do go on steady Guaranteed to make me so. Take today: patiently waiting, So that patient I could be, But to find a waiting rating Just … Continue reading

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A really awfully boring day.


  It is that time of month again I had to sit and wait in vain, For in-vein jabbing to extract, To phial, some of my blood, so fact Of the results be placed on file; But, finally, it did … Continue reading

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How on Earth?


How is it from holes there can come A pile of earth, the total sum Amounts to much more Than the total score Of what they can hold? It is dumb! The pile that’s in storage now seen Just matches … Continue reading

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Medical Musical Mutters


(S)Canned Music (Sung in a mournful minor key) I must now relate Once more had a date For that awful fate To sit there and wait For jabs of some dye To take hold, is why, Until I could lie … Continue reading

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