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Ode to Amy’s Hiccups

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Ode to Amy’s Hiccups

by Grama
(A Poem for Amy)

How do you stop
a hiccup?
Do you stand
on one foot?
or do you close
one eye and look
at your toe?

Do you hold
your nose and
hop three jumps
to the left and four
to the right?

Do you scream
with all your might
and then whisper
in someone’s ear,
“Please, please don’t
your hear?”

How, just how do
you stop a hiccup.
and then, I knew,
I just knew it was gone.
Just how did that happen
I have not a clue!

 

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Ode to Amy’s Hiccups
by Grama

(A Poem for Amy)
How do you stop
a hiccup?
Do you stand
on one foot?
or do you close
one eye and look
at your toe?
Do you hold
your nose and
hop three jumps
to the left and four
to the right?
Do you scream
with all your might
and then whisper
in someone’s ear,
“Please, please don’t
your hear?”
How, just how do
you stop a hiccup.
and then, I knew,
I just knew it was gone.
Just how did that happen
I have not a clue!

Read Full Post »