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Poetry Day: Death Throes

(This is based on a real event.  I got really sick and had trouble sleeping because it felt like I was being suffocating by mucous.  Kept jolting awake to handle it, which was ignored by other people.  It left me … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Allergy Woes

(Title speaks for itself.  I get bad hay fever at times and I wrote this when things terrible.  I had just moved back to New York from Florida too.  So, it was months of pollen being my worst enemy and … Continue reading

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Midday Booster: Covid vs Allergies Memes

I have really bad allergies this time of year.  It’s usually a raspy cough and trouble breathing, which makes people think cold or pneumonia.  At least that’s how it used to go before 2020.  Now, I have strangers looking at … Continue reading

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Allergies, Asthma, & Ailments in Fantasy

While filling out all the school forms for my son, I began wondering about allergies and asthma.  You don’t really see these in fantasy settings.  I’ve yet to read about an orc that is terrified of bees because of an … Continue reading

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How Do You Explain?

How do you explain a cough Caused by flower dust To a child who’s only scared Raspy throat and wheezing breath Violent hacks Making his stomach ache Spilling medicine into his mouth To stem the tide of pollen Knowing his … Continue reading

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