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  Variety Anxiety
by Patrick A Granfors
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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It's true .


It occurred to me late last night

I’ve got an ailment I can’t control

It’s probably not too serious

But it affects the stuff I scroll

 

Variety anxiety

It pervades my daily ritual

Can’t choose between life’s entrees

Because they all are quite habitual

 

Kraut and sausages on Tuesday

And pizza Wednesday night

Salads are on Mondays

So I don’t doze off while I write

 

I like to live a smorgasbord

A buffet of odds and ends

But I’m also a creature of habit

Upon which my creativity appends

 

Thus if I pen a funny poem

And then write something blue

It’s just that my variety anxiety

Convinced my muse what I should do

 

 

 

Copyright 2010 Patrick Granfors  

 

 

 

 




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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/28/2010
Your muse is in good order. As are your considerable writing ability.

Ron
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 8/26/2010
no variety anxiety, bandaids to desserts are awesome.-m
Reviewed by Eileen Granfors 8/26/2010
If only you could live without the sausage and cabbage. . .
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 8/26/2010
I know this feeling well Patrick. You never know what's going to drive your pen till it just sort of hits you.
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 8/26/2010
God didn't eat just oxtail soup, did he? He grew into a fine young man St. Popeye was strongly proud of at the arm wrestling spinach contest. Tourniquet please, I bleed!

Love,
Sage
Reviewed by pat medlin 8/26/2010
that's ONE of the reasons why i look forward to your stuff...the variety...the smorgasbord of your sharp thinking mind
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/26/2010
Poetry is about moments...some are happy, some not so happy, love,hope,laughter,fear.........we put our quills to all of our thoughts...not just the select ones.......I felt this poem right to the tip of my quill! Great job, Patrick....your poem dd what it was meant to do.......touch people......

Anna
Reviewed by The Poetess 8/26/2010
Sometimes we feel happy and sometimes sad. . .we just write what we feel and all that really matters is that we dare be real. ;-)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/26/2010
I like to live a smorgasbord
A buffet of odds and ends

Both smorgasbords and odds and ends can be quite rewarding.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 8/26/2010
Well done, Patrick.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/25/2010
My muse never works the way I want it too...e
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 8/25/2010
Good one Patrick! I've had anxieties before, but never of that variety.

Peace,
Dayvid
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