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If the Diaper's Loaded, Change It

Is your mind in the gutter, full of what you shouldn't utter? Or perhaps it's your conscience which eats you alive with slanderous nonsense-- about your ex, matters of sex, or your neighbor's pecs? Heh-heh, join the club, bub. You're not going to drown in this tub --Glub, glub, glub-- You won't necessarily be snubbed Or flub the proverbial dub. There is a solution to all this pollution of your most precious resource, your mind, of course. Just take a deep breath, heave a huge sigh; Look up at the sky; LOL, "My oh my." Then flip the switch, Count your blessings; That'll get rid of What is depressing: Fuming over how much your ex hates you and you her? --Start counting the days since you had to occupty the same space with her. Now there, don't you feel better already, your load a bit lighter? Seething because you haven't had sex since the passing of Tyrannosaurus Rex? --Start counting all the partners who you avoided who'd have cursed you with a hex. Whew! Aren't you happy now that you didn't bite off more than their fair necks? Jealous of the shape your neighbor's in? Plotting to undo his diet & do him in? --Start recalling all the meals you've enjoyed that you've have had to skip: I'll bet in a minute or two you'll be convinced that life for him is a gyp. The grass is always greener on the other side: When we start rolling in the mud, we slip and then slide into negative thoughts and soul-poisoning contemplation, at which time what's called for is refreshment and rejuvenation, starting with a change of the the mind's diaper, to rid it of a load of toxic pollutants and misdirected fury untold. April 16, 2018

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Date: 4/21/2018 3:25:00 PM
A great take on mind clutter! If for the contest it definitely will place high. A lot of living advice in a fun fast read.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 4/21/2018 10:56:00 PM
From your pen to the judge's ear...Thank you for your kind words, as always, Susan. :) Gershon
Date: 4/17/2018 8:21:00 AM
The rhymes are punchy and impressive - very entertaining while also giving a lot to think about (and I agree it's important to always count your blessings) - here's hoping you can see the bright side of things today-
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 4/17/2018 10:12:00 PM
Your hopes were realized, Michelle. They apparently went from your mouth to God's ear: I had a bright sunshiney day. Hope you did too! Thanks, as always for your visit. :) gw
Date: 4/16/2018 11:11:00 PM
Beautiful integration of human psychology and the needs that govern our behaviour ... the advice to change the diaper of thought is very relevant ... a good poem that I enjoyed much ...
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 4/17/2018 10:13:00 PM
A beautiful comment, and I'm glad that you enjoyed the poem, Probir. Here's to a daily cleansing of our thoughts! Best wishes, Gershon
Date: 4/16/2018 11:05:00 PM
Very interesting creativity Gershon!! Unique and superb... Well done!! " Was a pleasure to read, Gershon"..
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 4/17/2018 10:14:00 PM
You are too kind, Robertina. You certainly make a person feel good, feel special. Thank you so much. Blessings, gw