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Anal Retentive
by Larry Rochelle
Tuesday, March 08, 2005
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Anal Retentive

who knew, then, that withholding
might, could, become a personality
type, complete with such groaning after
release?

marked by pain, squirming with
each session,
such logic befuddles most,
hardening the virtues,
smoothing the paths,
forcing projects
till they finished
like spent bullets
littering the floor.

only Cadillacs might serve
for deliveries, accented fins,
not exactly dorsal, more like
a flute-a-phone, vastly
overrated both in sound
effects and combustion.

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/21/2005
Your unique style shines through in this one once again, Larry. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/9/2005
wow, this is something all of us 50 somethings can understand but i liked the comparison to other phases of life
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/9/2005
Very interesting read!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 3/8/2005
Boy can I relate to this before I had surgery in 2000. So I well understand this post.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/8/2005
A unique poem. Well-done!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
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