Adieu Dental Floss And Toothbrush

Adieu Dental Floss And Toothbrush ode

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All those years I underwent orthodontic care for naught
‘cuz profound gum recession and bone dissolution found me fraught
with angst riddled necessity whence dentures bought
or will soon bring relief, where financial cost to me = aught.

though grievous o’er viz diet of baby food – rubs raw and
bitter pill to swallow now answered – with true grit
where healthy state of body, mind and spirit
with awls well that ends well with vigor ‘n vim writ.

Ah…I would give anything 2Re: cap cha ma pearly not so whites
though dent chores sans current day coup page invites
poetic emotional collage of words attempts to convey plights
how aye felt after all my choppers removed – argh that bites
yes, that day found me a nervous wreck, where psyche fights
for survival transpired – testament sans nights
won toothless grin and bore ordeal like…shining knights.

’twas not with glee this dear bro
did accept fate, and now twitters like crow
adjusting new sans parabolic learning curve
to talk where speech akin to blob of dough

being formless, yet
with gumption resignation to these extractions did flow
into mine psyche (twinges with accursed displeasure), boot go
to the University of Pennsylvania Dental School and a heave hoe

this scrivener and regular joe
tried to find a silver lining y know
that removal of upper teeth and those
less than five centimeters be low

now awaits scheduled post surgery measure for measure
maybe in about four weeks i.e. aboot deux fortnights or
so, now finds me unable to refer to skin of my teeth for
maxim, yea this circumstance did/does suck n bite galore
‘though once dentures fitted, thee psychological gloom will score
less self consciousness (per maxillofacial situation) lore
ring me 2b thankful insurance picks up hefty tab for sure.

now I overlook challenging state absent accessories to chew
this chap adapted since oral surgeons drew
out molars, cuspids, canines…after applying nitrous oxide flew
me to outer limits of twilight zone embarkation a new
experience to mitigate pain subsequently grew
crisis a smidgen less worse than next in line per deathly queue.

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çhåråc†e® ske†çh øƒ m円hew sçø†† hå®®is! ™Born in Cincinnati that buckeye state January 13th 1959 – 57+ years to date A tangle of arms & legs testing lungs, which sounded great He kind of resembled a misshapen octopus with oval pate Glowering inxs of deep purple from blue mood being irate Thrust out the womb of Harriet Harris whom Boyce did date After courting this youngest Kuritsky kin whose ill-fate Whisked by grim reaper, which demise she did hate For her being imbued with vim and vinegar til illness ate Away her je nais sais quois personable maternal trait Evident during my boyhood reflected by her son of late As he too inches closer to his mortality and Hades gate Aware that each day ought to be cherished as the rate Of time courses down zip line where grim reaper does wait Attired in brand name hoodie swinging scythe across oblate Spheroid i.e. terrestrial firmament – though years some great Yet to be lived – trying to re cap cha childhood bliss b4 freight Train on a collision course toward self-destruction ala tete a tete With Anorexia Nervosa as thy then coveted deadly mate A brutal hellish spiral down in2 abysmal depths of despair did create Indelible psychological affects undermined existence I now equate writ horrendous emotional, physical n social gouge within pate Pledged troth ('bout 2+ decades ago), which spouse oft times berate For lack of expressed concern and attests schizoid psychic slate irrevocably seared and stunted natural development where I rate prepubescent, early adulthood mental illness did grate Against once boisterously playful innocent boy crushed potentate Only male heir from me deceased mother who tried to extirpate Mailer daemons who forged suicide pact and via voice did dictate Albeit without success, yet decry forsaken innate Experiences with female relationships off viz poisoned bait!
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