Shawn L. Bird

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poem- blocked communication April 13, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:41 am
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Dear Grandma,

No one

wants to know

about the state

of your


Please save

your colourful tales

of abdominal distress

for your medical advisors.

Elimination is



dinner table





(You’d think this was common sense, wouldn’t you?)


poem- pondering October 12, 2015

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 8:26 pm
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I wonder why

you can defrost everything in the freezer

if you leave it slightly open for an hour,

but a turkey left to thaw for days in the fridge

stays frozen solid?


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