Lawerence Mize, Sr.

Rookie - 245 Points (October 29,1949 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Sick Poem by Lawerence Mize, Sr.


Flat on my back
All sick and blue
Long cold days of winter
With nothing to do

Pedisone, levofloxacin,
Cheratussin too
Blankets and tissues
What's a fellow to do

Snow's on the ground
More on the way
Shovels in the shed
There it will stay

Lucky am I
To have the woman I love
She helps make me strong
Gives me lots of hugs

Tired of the dark
Boring T.V.
Just want to whine
Oh, woe is me.

Submitted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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Stuck in the house with a bacterial infection.

Comments about this poem (Sick by Lawerence Mize, Sr. )

  • Gold Star - 12,445 Points Sandra Feldman (3/20/2014 5:12:00 PM)

    A sick one will feel better after reading this lovely poem, so well written, so cute.
    Filled with warmth and affection. Thank you (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,958 Points Smoky Hoss (3/10/2014 5:18:00 PM)

    What a splendid rendering of the human soul in the wintery state! I get it! This poem is right on the mark. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,186 Points Valerie Dohren (2/23/2014 4:27:00 PM)

    Don't be too woeful Lawrence, you still have your partner and that is worth more than gold. Nice little poem, the Winter makes us all feel gloomy. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,147 Points Gajanan Mishra (2/19/2014 5:07:00 AM)

    woe is me, fine, I like it. (Report) Reply

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