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at the end of the earth

To avoid the cold and snow, I took a trip down south
to hang out in the desert, but I’ve turned into a louse.

I brag about the sunshine to those who stayed up north
and act like I’m a genius whose wisdom has burst forth.

Never thought I’d be a snowbird, but I’ve little to regret,
I haven’t found a decent reason to go back North quite yet.

One drawback though is present, in this outback place,
the big Wide World of cyberspace is very slow of pace.

Reminds me of the time back when, (in the olden days)
the internet was young and the games had slower plays.

I thought it was quite awesome as I waited for the screen,
to illustrate some magic or some far off foreign scene.

But I guess I’ve gotten jaded (and cranky, that’s for sure)
if my WiFi is not streamable, I go looking for a cure.

Of which there’s none available, in this remote place
so I have to find another hobby to put a smile on my face.

I guess I’ll go out biking, take a hike or doggy walk,
maybe I’ll meet a fellow old fart and have a little talk.

I can survive on sunshine, this much I know is true,
But I really miss you soupers, I absolutely do!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 9/17/2017 3:36:00 PM
No soup? Wow that is harsh! Sun or soup a difficult choice. Don't envy you we will be here when you return.
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Date: 3/30/2017 12:35:00 PM
BRAVO! Loved it! Maybe a local coffee shop will have free wifi...
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Date: 3/4/2017 12:10:00 PM
Oh to see the night sky in the desert!! No i-net needed!!;) Have missed your cheerfulness! Be safe. Big Hugggs. Deb
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Date: 3/24/2017 10:01:00 AM
Sleepy eyes won out over desert sky every night! Was gonna take a full-moon bikey, but Zzzzzz... grits 'n grinners ~ j
Date: 1/21/2017 2:06:00 AM
Great piece!
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Date: 3/24/2017 9:58:00 AM
thnx mike!
Date: 1/17/2017 5:50:00 PM
Hurry home. We need more Limericks.
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Date: 1/18/2017 8:10:00 AM
Hi Jean! Thanks for keeping an eye on me. The internet seems to be happy at the mo, so I'll head over and see what you've been up to. Cheeridunkins and huggerfritzles ~ j
Date: 1/17/2017 1:23:00 PM
it's great to hear (or read) your voice again, john! enjoy your time in the sun and save up those rhyming thoughts until you can post them - i look forward to reading them...
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Date: 1/18/2017 8:09:00 AM
Hi ilene! Tolerable service is back, so I'll try to get caught up on my reading. I haven't checked your weather out lately, but Jack says Toronto has been getting snow so I suppose you have too. Keep yer toes toasty!
Date: 1/17/2017 10:11:00 AM
We miss you too J...check if there is a local java joint or library...I say hello to the old farts hanging at the Burger King with their free coffee, Wi-Fi, and long winded tales.
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Date: 1/18/2017 8:07:00 AM
Hiya Tim! Unfortunately the service is the same everywhere when it fails, at least for those using the local phone company's access. Plenty old farts here:-) Funny how us guys can spin long tales, but have short attention spans (short term memory deficiency!). I-Net has returned to a tolerable level for now. Cheers amigo!
Date: 1/17/2017 8:36:00 AM
Hi John, I miss you too.I hope to see you soon:-) Alexis PS, Remind me never to visit such a place. I probably would have left as soon as I got there. Just saying lol!
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Date: 1/18/2017 8:00:00 AM
Now, now, Alexis, there IS life without internet;-). (he says, recommitted to trolling the soup for hours on end since the durn thing seems to be working again:-) Double huggadoodles atcha to make up for lost days! ~ john