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Nine Days Off

High fives.
Jive talkin'.
I get off at five.

Five is dark these days,
thriving is scarcer and

Deprivation has lots of syllables.
So many that it distracts from contemptible
WAIT!  That sounds judgmental.

I don't want to sound that way.

So I will make my way.
Hope somebody's god grants me

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  1. Date: 1/13/2012 3:57:00 PM
    Hi Nancy...hope this means u are OK....are u at home playin SCRABBLE? One can only guess here. lol..Gwendolen

  1. Date: 1/1/2012 10:27:00 AM
    Hello Nancy i thought i'd look you up now i have returned...(from my years break) ha ha" ) i see from the last line you were 'praps talking about someone who may be a help in your dire straights,, i shall enquire on your behalf,, however don't blame me if your living room becomes 3ft deep in playing cards..?