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On the Extreme Fringe of Lunacy
by Ed Matlack
Saturday, February 19, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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On the Extreme Fringe of Lunacy…


Out of my mind,

I cannot find the rind,

The best eatin’ it does tend to be,

Forget the fruit inside; I eat the skin,

People though kinda look at me strange to my chagrin…


What meds I do take,

I in the sink do have to make,

A little bit of this and a pinch of that,

Some of the stuff off the ground I do have to rake…


My shrink does say that it’s the homemade meds,

But if I do take what is recommended by the docs,

Never will I be able to hide from my two heads,

My own medications do allow me some place to myself conceal,

Then after taking them they have a tendency to in my body congeal…


So what do you think?

Am I on the outer fringes of lunacy?

Does my clock run in reverse?

Did my little choo-choo go round the bend?

Or has my trolley done derailed…?


Someday maybe I will know and understand,

Then maybe on my lunacy I will be able to you expand…

          © ed ~ 2/18/05

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Reviewed by Chanti Niven 2/20/2005
Hey Ed could you post me some of that homemade blend of yours? It seems to help with the creativity. Lunatic? Nope but you are a very creative soul.
Your nutty sis from South Africa... Chanti
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/20/2005
Oh don't feel alone...We all have those moments of question our own sanity!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 2/19/2005
You are only as looney as you feel, Ed. Sanity is subjective and I think we all have our moments when we question our sanity.
Take care,
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 2/19/2005
Ahhhhhhh... don't discount lunacy, my dear Eddie M... sometimes it's the one thing that separates us from the humdrum, middle-of-the-road where all the same ole, same ole types tend to congragate.

You hold a position of unique, one-of-a-kind... hold onto it!

I'm glad you're you! katy xox
Reviewed by Dave Harm 2/19/2005
Like they said at Woodstock "Theres always a little sanity in an insane asylum..."
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/19/2005
Well now you are probably just going through what I term the aids epedemic. Rolaids, hearing aids. seeing eye aids, aides for activities of daily living. But then I have never claimed to be sane what do I know? The last person that pissed me off oh never mind.
Reviewed by john zimmerman 2/19/2005
insanity presumes a state of sanity
from which it (insanity) deviates
but which like the fabled eldorado
does not exis

good write

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