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Snow Globe Refreshment

Presenting to the emergency room, patient "BB," a dad who swallowed a snow globe carelessly. Out of ALC, voices crying, "YOLO," PO, he took a big gulp of fantasy snow. NAGI, his stomach churned immediately. He could hear little elves dancing with a BEG. Brought to the ER unconscious with HBP, HAGMA, and tachypnea, unfortunately. A CT scan revealed a kidney infection. MDs dispensed an antibiotic injection. Dialysis was administered, but he was still KO. His kidney's were decorated in crystals of "snow." Ten WKs later he could walk again (to the bar), but will likely need dialysis 4EVR. You are what you eat, (BB made a recovery) but don't be a snowflake, the moral of the story. (Watch the attached video for the full story.) ALC- alcohol YOLO- you only live once PO- by mouth NAGI- not a good idea BEG- big evil grin ER- emergency room HBP- high blood pressure HAGMA- high anion gap metabolic acidosis CT- computerized tomography MD- medical doctors KO- knocked out WK- week 4EVER- forever 3-21-2021 ACRONYMS IN COUPLETS Poetry Contest Sponsor: L MILTON HANKINS

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Date: 3/29/2021 4:03:00 PM
You've done really well with this contest entry. Reads like a good contender to me. Mine is different and I am not sure it is what he was expecting. Yours is more like what he wrote. Your presence at my page was serendipitous. Sara
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Juliet Ligon
Date: 3/29/2021 6:09:00 PM
Thanks, Sara. I appreciate your visit. Where I messed up was that I wove the acronyms throughout instead of putting them on the ending and I don't have one for every line.
Date: 3/21/2021 4:32:00 PM
I'm glad you explained them, I didn't get them all - very clever, (not sure I can do this one) BWFTC - best wishes for the contest :)
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Date: 3/21/2021 4:40:00 PM
Thank Michelle. I went back to read the contest requirements and realized I didn't do it right. I was supposed to do the acronyms at the end of each line. Oh, well, this was fun to write, but I'm not redoing it.