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Cough Drops And Applesauce

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Cough Drops And Applesauce

Cough Drops and applesauce 
Is what the doctor gave to me 
I don't mean to complain 
But in my side 
I feel a great big pain 
And doctors orders I'll oblige
 It is bad enough 
Every day is getting tough 
And now I am just out of luck 
Stuck with nothing but a cough 

It's been driving me insane 
Living here in all this pain 
It has made my life a very hard thing 
I really don't want to complain 
But I've been left out in the pouring rain 
And tomorrow is another day 
Same to come, same old way  

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  1. Date: 11/1/2012 11:25:00 AM
    Hang in there, my friend. Cheerful write for what you are enduring. Funny too. Love ya, Toquyen

    Courtney Avatar Ruth Courtney
    Date: 11/1/2012 8:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks I got a hernia
  1. Date: 11/1/2012 5:50:00 AM
    too funny... once a classmate got a big splinter in while at school and the nurse gave him a cough drop! go figure!

    Courtney Avatar Ruth Courtney
    Date: 11/1/2012 8:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    cough drops and applesauce for a hernia