Hugh Mitchell

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Strong Beer Blues - Poem by Hugh Mitchell

Last night by way of celebration, I
drank three Trappists and now I'm asking why.
That toothpaste on my haemorrhoids - ah why?
A bad mistake! It really stung, oh my!
I brushed my teeth with KY jelly - I
just got confused, and that is also why
I slept in shoes and trousers, by-the-by.

And now the morning's here - weakly I lie.
Through leather tongue and velvet teeth I sigh.
The price I've paid for short-term fun is high.
My head's a throbbing bomb with flashpoint nigh.
All noise is agony - now I know why
those brewing monks stay silent till they die.

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  • (2/15/2007 2:24:00 PM)

    Having just scanned the probable mix of the brew you imbibed I can understand your physical state - it also suggests the constitution of the Brewers is up there with the alcoholic content of the beer! Damn clever poem Sir. Rgds, Ivan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 15, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 15, 2011

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