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There’s a mate of mine in trouble so I had to help him out. We were a pair of silly buggers, well known without a doubt. You see we thought that smoking pot would be just a bit of fun, and it was for a little while but now real damage has been done. I’m all right and doing fine; I don’t even think about the stuff, but Hilly, he kept smoking it and couldn’t get enough. To see him there with sparkling eyes and grin from ear to ear, was funny when those times were good, but they’ve all gone I fear. Poor Hilly, he’s gone crackers, now he’s starting to see things. He’d go swimming through the kitchen then in the lounge grow wings. His mind is somewhere up on Mars; thank God he’s got me here, to offer him my guidance since my mind once more is clear. It got so bad for Hilly that finally he went ‘round the twist, and I had to take him by the hand to a psychiatrist, for Hilly thinks that he’s a racehorse, and just the other day, I found him in a stable on all fours and eating hay. The psychiatrist examined Hilly who gave a neigh or two, then he snorted and he whinnied, and bucked a little too. I handed him two cubes of sugar so the silliness would pass, but the doctor then suggested that we give Hilly some grass. Hilly’s eyes lit up and looked around; his hair wisped like a mane. He started babbling for a saddle when he heard that word again. I pleaded “Mate you’ve got to help him; Hilly’s going mad!” The psychiatrist agreed with me “He has, more than a tad”. Then said he, the smirking shrink “I’m sure he can be cured, but it will take a lot of treatment and a high cost is endured. I’m not talking peanuts here to treat the likes of Hilly’s cases. “Money’s not the object” I replied. - “He’s already won two races!”

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Date: 10/4/2021 7:55:00 AM
Your famous punchline, you never disappoint us my friend, this is awesomely funny. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 10/17/2021 9:00:00 PM
Hello Jennifer ... I'm pleased you saw the wit in this poem Jennifer. I've heard stories like this in general conversations but because I've never touched drugs I never knew whether they were true or not - thanks Jennifer - Lindsay
Date: 9/28/2021 4:16:00 PM
Ha ha I like the end a winner indeed. Hope all is well your way. We have a lot of covid cases again even tho 75% are vaccinated so not sure why our numbers are so high. They should have been going down in my opinion but are higher than ever. Go figure that one. Take care. love phyl
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 9/30/2021 11:16:00 PM
Hello Phyllis ... we are similar to you and are in lockdown yet the covid cases are growing every day. Joy and I are both double vaccinated. You take care up there too Phyllis, and I'm pleased you enjoyed this poem - Lindsay
Date: 9/21/2021 6:00:00 PM
Oh too funny Lindsay. Sounds like he was on a little more than just pot. Maybe some LSD and a bit of Speed. Never touched the stuff myself since I was into body building but knew some people who did and it did things to them I never wanted to experience. As always this is a great story that leaves you with a smile. Kudos to the king of the story tellers. God Bless, JB
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 9/30/2021 11:12:00 PM
Hello Judy ... party drugs uncontrolled never do anyone any good in the long run, and like you I have never taken them or smoked cigarettes either. Thanks for your comment Judy - Lindsay
Date: 9/21/2021 6:00:00 PM
PS Sure hope you and family are okay since the tremor. Sounds scary. God Bless, JB
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 9/30/2021 11:09:00 PM
Hello Judy ... apart from covid problems, we had that earthquake here. Our house really shook for seventeen seconds which seemed like an hour. We don't normally have tornadoes either, but one west of Sydney did a lot of damage - thank you Judy - Lindsay
Date: 9/21/2021 11:19:00 AM
You just get better and better! Thanks for the laugh!
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 9/30/2021 11:05:00 PM
Hello Rico ... some would say worse and worse Rico - it's a pleasure if you got a chuckle - Lindsay
Date: 9/21/2021 3:42:00 AM
lol, wasn't expecting that ending but it did make me laugh. Thank you Lindsay. Emilia : )
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 9/30/2021 11:04:00 PM
Hello Emilia ... I'm glad I've never taken drugs. I've heard a few tales about their mind altering ability - thank you Emilia - Lindsay
Date: 9/20/2021 7:36:00 PM
Haha, sounds like you've backed a winner there Lindsay. Tom
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Date: 9/30/2021 11:01:00 PM
Hello Tom ... I don't think the truth was coming out initially - thanks Tom - Lindsay