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The Absurd, The Stupid, And The Silly

peanut butter
as a haiku theme, yucky
tofu, maybe

my battery charger
runs on batteries
it was cheap

my complaint letter
to the pen company
ran out of

I save plastic bags for trash
and one to fill with all those bags
to throw in the trash

ash tray sounds better
than butt tray, face the fact
euphemisms lie

enter your PIN number
do you mean my Personal Identification Number number?

nothing to eat
my fridge works good though, it keeps
out of date food cold

a summer sunset,
a sensational evening
swatting mosquitoes

I keep my landline
I need it to call my cell
wall phones are hard to lose

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I'm not sure if I should say
LOL, or Hahaha
or just find the right emoji.

Very clever stuff. Thanks!

Here's one for you

THE PUNCTUATION OF AGING

When young I was an !
Now old, a pathetic (...)
How my legs bend like ?
How I live my days in “ ”

My finger taps …---… in ancient codes
And when I sleep I see only ***
And ____ my memories.

My life has passed like a :
• ‘s of highs and lows
I dress in + sizes for my clothes
And what I’ve learned is this life =
lots of ,,,’s
a few % of
&
#nobodyknowsshit

Eumolpus
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance
ee cummings

thank you

and you too, quite clever dude

#nobodyknowsshit

Al

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you are welcome, and thanks for the response,

Al

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that one of your favorite comics was George Carlin! Must be why I like your stuff, 'cause he was one of my favorite ones. Glad to have read this first thing this morning. Started my day off with a good laugh, thanks. ~ Gee.
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Carlin was superb, sometimes his political views toward the end of his career were over the top
but, other than that, I really liked his stuff.
glad you enjoyed

thanks,

Al

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