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CCC120: Lazy Sunday Afternoon

I like to idle in my chair, Guzzle soda, munching snacks, Throw the wrappers where I care. I like to listen to the Byrds, Drone along discordantly, Forgetting half the words. I like to doze beneath this tree; I like … Continue reading

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CCC119: I Remember

I remember when you left us Cold and lonely on this shore No light nor gold within our life Gone from us forever more. And here and now you do return Head hung low, remorsefully Barely strength to greet the … Continue reading

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CCC118: On Such a Lovely Warm Spring Day

Into the woods to play On such a lovely warm spring day. If at the Beech Tree I knock by three The Woodland Mother lets me sit on her knee; She’ll tell me tales of the woodland gnomes Who beneath … Continue reading

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Nah, You’ve Gotta Be Kidding

It’s your confusing style Your ghost of a smile Your softly formed profile Not strong and agile But disturbingly juvenile It’s your decadent lifestyle A voluntary exile Lived on a fantasy isle Away from the rank and file You’re barely … Continue reading

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A Party of Non-Celebration

It has become all the fashion To affine to a political faction Either you’ve got the passion Or you’re out of the action Myself, I can’t see the attraction Of this false elevation In claiming a party of non-celebration 39 … Continue reading

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CCC113: The One

Beaming light A guide in the fog of night A beacon to beckon us home A call that’s heard from far and near A welcome we cannot fail to hear Regardless of the miles we roam Not built of brick … Continue reading

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Not Worth a Quid

The lazy squid wasn’t worth a quid Lazing, languid, amongst the prawns and langoustine Forming liaisons potentially clandestine The fisherman pulled the shrimps and the octopi out of his pot Not a good catch, wouldn’t fetch him a lot But … Continue reading

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A Different Story

To travel back in time To change what has been done To alter the course of history Make it tell a different story But who dares foretell the events that follow upon that alteration? Would that story be better? Woe, … Continue reading

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CCC101: The Turn Around

What is this place he’s shown me? A folly. Shown to me, why? For my folly in loving him? I turn away that he won’t see the hurt in me With gentle hands, he turns me around You have it … Continue reading

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Jamie, Jamie, Jamie and His Magic Torch

You remember that show From years ago On British TV What a nonsense spree Jamie, Jamie, he really was zany All cockamamie with his magic torch Whizzing down worm-holes Into weird and fuzzy other dimensions All done for children To … Continue reading

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