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January 25th, 2005


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06:06 pm - today's adventure: a review in rhyme
I am home with devices and strange dentifrices,
with rinses, instructions and warnings -
without cavities, though my gums may be cursed
with peritonitis a-borning.

To rinse it away at least two times a day
I've been given an arcane solution
with an odd sounding name on an ominous label
containing its own separate cautions.

There's a toothbrush that hums and a flosser that comes
with its very own double-A power -
alas for the old non-electrical days
when I could brush my teeth in the shower.

No more travel for me; all my baggage would be
taken up by this paraphernalia -
no room for my trousers, though artfully rolled
and of very best hundred-thread flannel.

Though my teeth are now clean, it remains to be seen
how much time this new regime will swallow.
Studying primate teeth back in my phys-anth days
this was not the path I thought to follow.
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From:sculpin
Date:January 25th, 2005 11:31 pm (UTC)
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Brava!
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From:beetimevine
Date:January 26th, 2005 01:19 am (UTC)
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Hey, I liked your poem!
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From:tani_chick
Date:January 26th, 2005 02:05 pm (UTC)
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hehehehehee! Nicely done.

No using extra dental paraphernalia as an excuse for missing out on our upcoming Brigid outing though! :)

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