Poetry Day: Around and Round the Medicine Bush

Love this poem from Charles 😂

Legends of Windemere

You’re Only Old Once by Dr. Seuss

(This was heavily inspired by one of my favorite books growing up.  Dr. Seuss’s ‘You’re Only Old Once’ had a part called the Pill Drill.  I loved it as a kid even though I didn’t know what it meant.  It was just silly to me.  Now, I understand it all too well.)

You take the blue pill for your cough

But it leaves you with an ache.


You swallow square pills for the ache

But then you get a rash.


You smear the ointment to erase the rash

But you wake up with oozing ears.


You use a wash to clean your ears

But you lose your sense of taste.


You chew on green pills to revive your tongue

But gain a burning in your gut.


You drink the potion to ease your gut

But now you have…

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