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  Oh, Woe!!!
by Mark M Lichterman
Saturday, June 02, 2012
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Of course, I could just run out to the drug store.


Oh, Woe!!!

 

Oh, woe,

addiction being tested.

In need of a shower

out of those clothes

into the shower…

Dressed then,

then but…?

Lost and

couldn’t be found!

Addiction being tested.

Digging in the hamper

pockets turned out

where?

Oh, woe,

woe is me!

Searching,

searching  

bottom to top:

beneath the bed

behind the dresser.

Oh, woe!

Addiction being tested,

addicted since nine,

Never,

no never without,

Oh, woe,

woe is me!

Addicted since nine

never without

Chapstick

Never without!

Lips now cracking

blood coming soon

need a Chapstick fix!

Oh, Where

oh where is it?

Oh, woe

need a Chapstick fix,

oh, woe!

      

 ©June 2, 2012/ Mark M. Lichterman

 


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Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 6/6/2012
Made me chuckle, Mark! Excellent cascade of wondering, so micro-materialized as a simple chap stick. Sentient and funny, oh, woe!

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 6/4/2012
MARK ... NOT TO WORRY ... USE 'VASELINE' AS A SUBSTITUTE!
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/4/2012
Very funny. My mom and Eileen have similar afflictions. In a pinch, vaseline. Patrick
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/4/2012
Bad addiction to have. Great write to read Markie.

Your #1 Newfie friend Hugs XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/4/2012
Now that is an addiction! I never used the stuff, even at thirty below when I was a kid and the air was about 10% humidity. My lips got a little dry, but never cracked like other kids.

Ron
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/4/2012
Hahahahahaha!!! Hilarious! I wasn't sure what the panic was about...very cute writing, Mark...

Your pal,
Anna
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 6/3/2012
I'm a Blistex girl :)
Lips Smackers
Vickie
Reviewed by Laura Fall 6/3/2012
Truly a cute poem my friend so delightfully written Laura
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 6/2/2012
Delightful! It is a marvelous thing to hear of other human beings' addictions. Mine is nail clippers. I do that same panic search for nail clippers because every tiny unsmoothness of cuticles is like the pea under the 25 mattresses. Thanks for this comforting confession! ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/2/2012
Mark,
Gotta say I loved and really laughed at this one, thanks
Budd
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