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I had a pimple on my face
That I just wanted to erase -
But everything I did apply
Would make it simply multiply.
Beginning first with balm on rag,
I scrubbed it till I had to gag -
Then looking in the mirror there,
My pimple morphed into a pair.
The next thing tried was turpentine,
Which first I thought was working fine;
But then it burned each facial pore,
And caused the count to rise to four.
Next trying some new cream sulfate,
I looked again and counted eight;
Then bathing with a facial steam,
My boil count grew to sweet sixteen.
This kept on till my face was full,
With every pore a new pimple;
But when vanishing cream was spread -
I lost my zits and then my head,
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Paul has been writing poetry since childhood and has published several books of poetry, surprisingly he works in real estate.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.
He has been married to the same "lovely angel" for over thirty-two years with whom he has two terrific young adult kids.
Many of his poems were inspired by his immediate family.
Here's a list of some of Pauls stories which are rotated on this page one at a time and available to registered readers. The entire collection is available immediately to those registered for Unlimited Children's Stories (see Free Story Access above).
Nighty Night And Twinkle Toes
Ode To A Hot Dog
The Story Of Harold The Angel
The Sweet Lullaby>
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