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The Day My Lefts all Left me
by Divinity 11 11

Saturday, January 03, 2004
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There is a quaint little story
That I really do have to tell
About the amazing day I learned
My right hand works so well.

At writing, playing and pointing
It was so much better than the left.
I decided I didn't need the left one
Because the right one was so deft.

My left hand was so different,
I didn't listen to it's plight.
I just thought it was so awful-
Mostly because it wasn't right.

I blocked it out of daily use
And kept it from my plans.
I used my right hand only
Because it had so many fans.

And after parading for my right
Before all I had chance to meet,
My thoughts turned quickly downward
And I realized my two feet.
I saw at once there was a left one
To my own great horror and dismay
And decided it would be an outrage
If folks knew I went through life this way.

I hurriedly took my shoes off
And studied their grand design,
For, they really must both be right
If they wanted to still be mine.


I tried to heat the blasted rubber
And bend the left shoe to the right,
But left is left; I couldn't change it
Although, I tried with all my might.
So, in disgrace and true dishonor,
I threw out the awfully horrid shoe,
And promptly bought another right one

Since there was nothing I could do.
Then, I marched on so proudly
Knowing no one could see that left,
But when I noticed my left eye,
Man, I really felt bereft.
I just had to rush right out
And buy an eyepatch right away,
So that everyone around me knew
From the right, I'd never sway.

Well, my lefts got so upset
They organized and ran away.
Leaving me



-- half blind,
----unable to clap,
------and walking in circles
---------still this very day.

Divinity Rose
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Reviewed by Mark Rockeymoore 5/22/2006
Heck yeah that left you! As a lefty myself, I take sides with my natural allies, your left! The right-sided conspiracy must be dealt with, once and for all!
Reviewed by richard cederberg 5/17/2006
However creatively inane this is, I can't help but wonder what would happen to my brain if I walked in the shoes of Divinity Rose for one day. WHEW! This brought me spasms of joy!
Richard
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 5/2/2006
Its amazing what we do to ourselves isn't it? LOL great example and ending.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/29/2006
What a great offering....thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 1/8/2004
ROFL!!!! I love this one. I never could use my left hand for writing, but I am glad it never ran away! ;) Silver
Reviewed by A PAX 1/7/2004
LOL
u control freak you!!!
very clever....love it!
Reviewed by Tami Ryan 1/5/2004
Jessica, you're just not right. (lol) ;-p
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/4/2004
Glad you never left this one out:))
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart 1/4/2004
This one was fun. Thank you for your nice reviews. I'd like to hear from you again.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/4/2004
Jessica, excellent message and lesson here. I'm left handed so I'm LEFT in awe.
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 1/4/2004
Hee, hee, are you kin to the one eyed pirate?
This is a great piece of work.

Thanks for your reviews. Would like to get to know
you. You must be a strong willed lady to go through
all you went through and succeed.

Have a Wonderful and Prosperous New Year.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/4/2004
Jessica, you lost your left, & I lost my ability to "write", rite, damn it, be right...I got it that time...! See I told you I lost something...LOL! Anyway I liked this cute one & hope to see more from the lady with no or nothing left...Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/4/2004
Very creative, Jessica!
Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader) 1/4/2004
You silly person. This is great !!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 1/4/2004
Your amazing talent glows in the limelight here. Well written piece. Enjoyed. Lisa
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 1/4/2004
This was excellent! I loved this!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Michael Morash (Reader) 1/3/2004
Absolutely brilliant. BRILLIANT!!!!!

You have quite a creative mind. Bravo!

Michael
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