Jeffrey Philip Clegg

Rookie - 3 Points (09/12/1959 / Macon, Georgia)

A Life Devoid Of All Vices - Poem by Jeffrey Philip Clegg

I was about to use my blender
to make a big, beautiful Hurricane
which I figured would help
blow me away

Then I remembered
a lot of folks have told me
not to drink

Well, I don't smoke anymore
What's next?

Is a life devoid of all vices
worth living?

I doubt I'd do well as a monk
I just know the funny hat would itch

But, then again
I guess I would have
a lot of time to
dream about love
that could have been

or else just sit around and
write my memoirs...

kind of like prisoners do

Comments about A Life Devoid Of All Vices by Jeffrey Philip Clegg

  • (3/23/2006 6:54:00 AM)

    Very well said! Being a Scot, this poem is just perfect!
    Anna xxx

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  • (7/4/2005 3:19:00 PM)

    Jeff...this one cracks me up...the hat would itch? Oy Vey! Only you, Dorkrey! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 21, 2005

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