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the best-laid lay in may may often go astray

especially if a rhymester blond gets laid "all who believe the pun the lowest form of wit may easily be dismissed as either dumb or dumb and blond." --a marvel of a maximist of mousy hair * * * a day in may an april wild desired a mild a twee wee child who cried and died in woe and pain a fever ill a chill a rain a heat a mercy seat e'er stained to save a wraith in faith refrained a strain an old refrain an air in may a day declined from fair * * * a dedication of Respect for the Pain of a dying child born of a lay in may "a lay for a day in may" poetry contest sponsor andrea dietrich 5-3-2022 . . . feetnotes to be or not to be read -- a simple enough question a helios lay may, 2022 -- the dying strain of another airy lay "doc" "Document On Clarity" for the mote specific to the romantic's eye P U P "Prevent Unnecessary Pain" to all conscious, feeling beings in remembering poor fancy is the follower of may G R O G the new and improved "Golden Rule On Goodness" -- a Rational Ethic with the motto "get drunk on it!" particularly on a lovely day in may to enjoy yourself while remaining sober to the True nature of nature . . . the doctor is out in having gone to court to sing the following foolish lays "when that I was and a little tiny boy, with hey, ho, the wind and the rain, a foolish thing was but a toy, for the rain it raineth yet in may." --a lay on ignorance "every fair from fair declines." --a lay on innocence "the quality of mercy is not strained. it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath. it is twice blest: it blesseth one who gives to take." --a lay on double-dealing "the first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers and mothers." --a lay on lip service "there's rue for you, and here's some for me. some yet call it 'herb of grace' o' sundays." --a lay on witchery "roses e'er red, violets e'er blue; baby's breath bed, buried in rue." --a lay on loss by a lyricist lone of a Logical lay in need of a majority Wise "To Rationally Unite and Stand for Truth" T R U S T

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