Daily Archives: July 13, 2016

Poem – The Old Cruiser 

HERE ‘s the old cruiser, ‘Twenty-nine, Forty times she ‘s crossed the line; Same old masts and sails and crew, Tight and tough and as good as new. Into the harbor she bravely steers Just as she ‘s done for … Continue reading

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Poem – The Morning Visit 

A sick man’s chamber, though it often boast The  grateful presence of a literal toast, Can hardly claim, amidst its various wealth, The right unchallenged to propose a health; Yet though its tenant is denied the feast, Friendship must launch … Continue reading

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Poem – Oh To be Odd

Hypochondriacs Spend  the winter at the bottom of Florida and the summer on top of the Adirondriacs. You go to Paris and live on champagne wine and cognac If you’re dipsomognac. If you’re a manic-depressive You don’t go anywhere where … Continue reading

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Poem – No You be a Lone Eagle

I find it very hard to be fair-minded About people who go around being air-minded. I just can’t see any fun In soaring up up up into the sun When the chances are still a fresh cool orchid to a … Continue reading

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