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Philip Carter

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I Had A Shave


I had a shave this morning
As I do most every day
I always have the same routine
I know of no other way
But today, for some strange reason
Something must have gone wrong
Could it be while I was showering
I sang a stupid song
Have I upset an unknown God?
Who controls songs in the shower
And now he's getting back at me
At this very late hour
My stubble is now growing
And I need to scratch it hard
I think the God is grinning
I think he's marked my card.

Submitted: Saturday, December 08, 2012
Edited: Saturday, December 08, 2012
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Thought of this whilst scratching my chin

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