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· She's My Dad


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· A British Petroleum Afternoon

· Mom-in-Law

· That P Word

· Organized Religion

· So Long, Mr. Hot Pants

· Slough of Despond

· Malibu Majesty

· Lament for Eden

· The Faithbug

· Rain of Toxic Terror

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by Iolanthe Woulff
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
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This is pure fiction, although, like most folks, I do occasionally have my obsessive-compulsive moments.


Compulsive, compulsive... Why, could that be me?

I am prone, now and then, to obsess.

My home's not just tidy, it's crazily clean;

I will NOT co-exist with a mess.

 

The flatware is polished, the linens are crisp,

and the kitchen's maniacally neat.

My living-room curtains hang razor-edge straight.

I get fussy, so please wipe your feet.

 

I alphabetize all my spices, of course,

because cumin can't sit next to thyme.

I'll not write with pencils unless they are sharp,

or compose an unnatural rhyme.

 

I can't abide clutter. One stain on the rug,

and it's Valium City for me.

(I swear, if that mutt goes to sleep on my bed,

we'll have dog-gumbo dinner, you'll see!)

 

My hair's always perfect; if one's out of place,

I must coif it all over a-gain.

Despite this, I am a nice person; although,

there are times I'm a terrible pain...!

 

LW

 

 




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