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By the Beautiful Disease
by Tinka Boukes

Friday, March 17, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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By the Beautiful Disease

 

Germ and Infectious were always together,

Said Germ to Infectious, “I love flu weather,

So let’s go to that beautiful disease,

Follow along, say you’re with me!”

Anything that Germ would suggest to hurt


Infectious would always think it best to flirt,

So it would get its unwashed hands and holler

“All aboard gee I want to squallier.”

By the disease, by the disease, by the beautiful disease,

Germ and Infectious, Germ and Infectious, oh!   How happy they’ll be,

When each illness comes a-rolling in,

We will make you vomit and thin,

And we’ll stay until the antibiotics kick in.

Face in the toilet and then up for air,

Whether you’re rich or poor, we don’t really care,

We love to be inside your guts,

With the disease, you’ll be in a sick rut.

Germ was quite a sport on a Sunday,

Though it could infect a child’s health on a Monday,

And Infectious wouldn’t lose its feverish air

Would go to work, hospital scare.

Every Sunday it would make you heave at home,

Say, “It’s business, human, I’ve got to roam,”

Then it would hit its mark, get its unwashed hands and Infectious,

And say, “Come spread with me, shall we, we must!”

 

 

Copyright © 2006 Tinka Boukes & Dennis O’Bell
 

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Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/18/2006
Frightening but so true especially this time of year and especially for the little ones.

Felix
Reviewed by Brian Pellerino 3/18/2006
Tinks,

Scary sentiment. We are all one bad cold away from extinction. That's it! I'm packing up and heading for the mountains!

Peace,

B
Reviewed by Paul Williams 3/18/2006
Infectious stuff Tink's, aaaa...aachooo...bugger! bird flu LOl!

Paul;-)
Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/18/2006
Now that is a unique subject to write about, very clever you two
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/18/2006
Whether you’re rich or poor, we don’t really care,
We love to be inside your guts,

Quite a unique piece, you two, and quite a poem!


Reviewed by . ignis 3/18/2006
View from an unusual angle, which reflects the way your mind works. Looking at matters from different points of view is what will ultimately reveal what is hidden either as an accident of life or intentionally. Your reference to business toward the end is quite true; in times of decline the chemical corps are among the few whose profits soar. A thing or two can be derived from that as well, that most dread to even consider. This is a thought provoking poem from any angle. Take care,

RAge
Reviewed by jude forese 3/18/2006
creative & unique as only you can do ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 3/17/2006
Tinka
I loved this piece
enjoyed much

William
Love & Peace
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 3/17/2006
LOL..Very cute, you two.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/17/2006
You two are very creative! Great clever write!

Eileen
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/17/2006
Excellent write, Tinka; hope you feel better soon!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :(
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/17/2006
My son just went back to work today after a bout with the flu bug.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 3/17/2006
Never looked at it quiet like that, good idea!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/17/2006
Nicely done, Tinka. I'm glad the viruses seem to steer clear of me. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 3/17/2006
You are insane, that's why I love you. Wild one!!!
Reviewed by L. Figgins 3/17/2006
Ok, how'd you know Tinka, lol? Just getting over a nasty bug. Should have had my shot! Nooo fun...but this write is!

Lin
Reviewed by Jennifer Butler 3/17/2006
There once was a cucumber named Larry,
a little disjointed and bumpy,
and though he thought that acting was fun,
it somehow sent him on the run.
Now Larry and his good friend, Tomato Bob,
were one day vining on the Job,
when suddenly the farmers wife
emerged with her best paring knife
and said, "Can it."
Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/17/2006
Lols...I'll stay clear of this nasty little virus, Tinka...:)
Another engrossing and powerful collaboration from you two...:)
Love
Peter



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