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Your fortnightly Poetry/Photo Combo with Greg Mackie
Poet, dreamer, self-confessed idiot. Addicted to chocolate and crisps, he regrets having cancelled his last two dental appointments. Attempts to write stuff.
We hope you enjoy this ‘Frenzy’s Flash Feature’ entry. Greg will be be back with another great combination on Thursday 14th February 2013.
The Brand-New Me
by Greg Mackie
I didn’t see it coming,
Although it happens every year,
And the complete and utter shock,
Has left me drowning in my tears.
My trousers have all shrunk,
And my shirts have all changed size.
I’ve got nothing left to wear,
Except some socks and a wrinkled tie.
I need to give myself a shake,
Before it’s finally too late,
I need to get down to the gym,
And get back into decent shape.
It’s time to count those calories,
And eat those low fat meals,
It’s time to shed those extra pounds,
And roll back twenty years.
I want to be trim and healthy,
And I’m determined to make it last,
Those fish and chips and chocolate bars,
Are sins of a forgotten past.
I’m going to eat five a day
Until my curves do melt.
Carrot sticks and celery,
Until my figure’s svelte.
And if I’m really well behaved,
As a very special treat,
I might be tempted to enjoy,
a prize of my favourite sweets.
So, to celebrate the brand-new me,
A man who’s in control,
I’ll start my diet that’s for sure,
Just, after this one, last, sausage roll.