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When your day goes wrong

No, no, no!! It’s half past ten! So what happened to my alarm then? A power cut!! That’s just my luck. And now the toilet door is stuck!! Brushing my teeth I hear a crack, Oh no it's my front tooth cap, I’m smiling with a toothless grin! And the dentist cannot fit me in!’ The warning light tells me one thing, My petrol tank has nothing in! And the station’s twenty miles away, To get there I can only pray. The cyclist on the inner lane, Shakes his fist, it’s all in vain, For I’m driving like a man possessed, A flash - a speeding fine no less! A message appears on my phone It’s the missus, she needs a lift home I have to assume that’s what she text As I seem to have misplaced my reading specs! Now my cell phone battery is low! And the signal has no bars on show! And each and every traffic light Is showing red, as if to spite. Oh no!! What is that up ahead? Traffic cones all white and red! The diversion is twenty miles, But I soldier on - I’m in denial. The flat tyre is the final straw, I’ve no petrol and what’s more I know it's a pointless task to fight When your day doesn’t start out right!

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Date: 11/19/2019 10:20:00 PM
A most entertaining poem, Ronald. Very clever and well penned. A FAVE for me.
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/20/2019 3:44:00 PM
Very kind of you. I’m honoured it’s a FAVE...Best wishes...Ron :)
Date: 11/19/2019 9:29:00 PM
Yup. Murphy's Law in full swing: What can go wrong WILL go wrong. Enjoyed this one, Ron! :) gw
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/20/2019 3:42:00 PM
Murphy’s Law in full swing Gershon. Cheers..Ron
Date: 11/19/2019 5:03:00 PM
Sounds like this one not only started out bad but ended in much the same fashion. This was fun my friend, frustrating but fun. : ) I have had days like this...
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/19/2019 5:18:00 PM
Thanks Chris. Wrote this after a disastrous day yesterday where everything went wrong, not quite to this extent but days like this do happen. Just had to write about it. Thanks for the comment my friend. Cheers...Ron :)