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Friday, January 20, 2012

Mind Games

“Mind your Ps and Qs,” Aunt Verna often lectured Virginia.
Virginia reasonably assumed that meant green peas, pool cues.
By nature suggestible, she studied horticulture, cultivated peas.
Without a green thumb, her efforts failed.
She then espoused a pool shark.
Who ran off to Missoula.
Vera snorted upon learning.
Ps, idiot—Qs!”
Virginia did.


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