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The Doldrums

The Doldrums of 2020 Hullabaloo, nothing to do. the doldrums latch on to you. Rickity dink, slippery slimy slue. We scheme, we plot, we fold and cry a lot ! ! ! ! We fan, we plan, exhausted, but not an also ran, We heap accolades upon tarnished shards of hope. Yet find our very best advice lies in a good hot bath and plenty of soap. And when night is nearly nigh, He, gathers you and I Into a Paradise where none will ever die. To sing the songs of Isaac and of Abraham ! ! ! ! To polish halo’s all day long, because we can. Trying to achieve the heart of a simple man Failing to fall short the simple gist of it to reward ourselves with a marmalade biscuit. And in the end we sit and pray.....And though no one can directly look Him in the eye, We adulate the King, the He, the most high ! Thank you again God to give me just one more rhyme before I die. I’m not worthy I know But at least I take the time to honestly try. Charles Grady Henderson, On the rampage again after a short Sabbatical cutting my crop of Florida betony, and repotting my Japanese Maples for the first time in over ten years. Along with a whole slew of Iris and day lilies which have multiplicity syndrome. I have run out of dirt, so now have a fair sized hole in my back yard to fill in, along with that horrible wet spot oozing up from the septic tank drain. Man my life has got to get better. And it will “The Lord willing and the creek don’t rise” ! !

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