side effects

the package tells me
after the fact (because
that’s when i decided
to read it)
not to swallow these particular
purple pills with wine
& then finish the glass.
consider my cough
suppressed, but thought
fizzes into my mind
like bubbles in champagne
or cheap beer, foaming & forming
a head in my head
that was too full of you
to begin with
& the vacuum counts
as heavy machinery–
if i use it
under the influence
i might suck up the drapes
or a child.  yes
the food processor
& the electric toothbrush
are forbidden
for now–
i’ll have to go manual
until this bubbling up stops.

***just some random silliness.  Do not.  ever.  mix alka seltzer cold pills with wine while listening to Miles Davis.  Trust me.  While I am under the influence of such silliness, any comments addressed to this unworthy post should only be in limerick or haiku form.  Or shadorma, if you are feeling especially ambitious.

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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22 Responses to side effects

  1. Rhonda says:

    laughter errupted
    vaccum cleaner d.u.i.
    take her, lock her up
    ;)

  2. Trent Lewin says:

    I have no rhyming or unrhyming anything the equal of this. Susan, embrace your inner madness, it has a glow to it!

  3. Bruce Ruston says:

    and how does one feel
    in the morning after the
    fact,head clearing soon?

  4. Green Speck says:

    This isn’t silly,
    Rather a new concoction,
    Of unique ideas :-)

  5. Accidental suicide with a good aftertaste :-)

  6. Shah Wharton says:

    Silliness
    is
    Relative!
    :) X

  7. Leo says:

    housework demands drugs
    sign on vaccum clearly states:
    “Intoxication Required!”

  8. Such a plop plop fizz fizz affect!

  9. fizz pills blend
    poorly with red wine,
    so beware

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