Bill Grace Poems

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211.
Complaint

My daughter says: 'I'm cold.'
She does not know the privilege
Of her South Texas July complaint.
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212.
Diet

213.
Uncle Bill Goes Cold Turkey

When the pain came to his legs
Not the pain from the auto accident that almost killed him
But the pain from cigarettes he regularly smoked
The good doctor took the clue from a medical journal - quit -
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214.
Blood And Ink

Blood and ink
Neither can be stored
Both call out for more
Least threatening when both are dried
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215.
On An E-Mail Editor

The editor was correct who told me
'God in Texas' was incomplete
Perhaps she wanted a happy ending.
I gave her what was in me
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216.
Formula For Making Rank

Our mentor gave us this formula for making rank
'Work your boss's priorities...'
More than a little pagan given Gospel sensitivities
Of a group of ordained ministers -
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217.
Formula For Making Rank - Rewrite

Our mentor gave us this formula for making rank
'Work your boss's priorities...'
More than a little pagan given Gospel sensitivities
Of a group of ordained ministers - but not a bad formula for survival -
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218.
Bob Kimball`s Wisdom

In the great writing project
During the great freeze some would call writer`s block
Bob Kimball broke the ice with his advice
That enabled a river of words to flow:
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219.
Those Who Extend Themselves In Small Things

Those who extend themselves in small things
Almost never own the heights
Are regarded as a common sight
Yet in small things of love they live
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220.
Uncle Al's Legacy

No one in our family ever touched his hand
Yet reading holds many treasures
Given only for the price of time
So Albert Schweitzer can touch
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