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TV Through Life

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TV Through Life

ABC Afterschool Special
was my favorite program as kid
when it was on I never hid
at that young age I was gentle
after high school heavy metal
television has been my life
enjoy watching it with the wife
we have even watched a rental

In navy wasn’t much TV
I was keeping busy else where
today I write as much I watch
most of the good programs aren’t free
only thing free is the fresh air
and now I have given up scotch



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  1. Date: 1/26/2013 1:23:00 PM
    Is this a confession poem? I TOO adore TV. And I probably watch MORE than I write!!!! Love this.

    Heemstra Avatar Robert Heemstra
    Date: 1/26/2013 2:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Sometimes I feel guilty if I spend too much time on the couch.