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Things I Have Learned #1


TV ads we all endure
Proclaim loudly “We have the cure!”
You try it out, and find it’s good,
Why can’t they leave it as they should?
Beware the label “New and Improved!”
It really means you’ve just been scrooved.

     –Marcia Meara

(Motto: If it ain’t broke, don’t FIX it!)

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2 thoughts on “Things I Have Learned #1

  1. I LOVE THIS!!!


    • Hahaha. Thanks, SC! I’m glad it made you smile. You might learn to like poetry after all…if I can keep writing silly doggerel like this! (Which I probably CAN, being pretty darn silly, myself.) When I showed it to Mark, he said, “But…but…but there’s no such word as ‘scrooved.'” That’s my man. He’s so literal. Thank goodness he can fix anything and everything, cuz he’ll never be much help to me as my literary critic.



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