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    Hopscotching the Calendar

    If only I could wend my way
    Through time by frogleaping day to day,
    Reordering dates like solitaire cards,
    Stacking up highlights while tossing the shards.
    My luncheon with Lady MacBeth I'd advance
    By a fortnight, whereas that madman-dance,
    The corporate ball, I'd delay and delay
    Till Death comes to color me blue as a jay.
    Vacations I'd schedule back to tanned back,
    With heydays so frequent, I'd lose all track
    Of birthdays and anniversary revels—
    Ho-hummery gets banished to sub-basement levels.
    My plate would be full, so full that I'm certain
    There'd be no chance to close the curtain
    On sunny expanses and spells at the beach—
    Unlimited fun evermore within reach!
    But let's face it: by packing one's thrills side by side
    Till there's nary a gap, I'd invite a bad ride,
    A slam-bangy trip, a hard fall on thin ice,
    And a long convalescence with a nurse but no vice.

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    Missed this one back almost 7-years ago...enjoyed

    Ta ! (short for tarradiddle),

    who am I but a stitch in time
    what if I were to bare my soul
    would you see me origami


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