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Though my back is a
problem, I've managed to find
The solution- keep the pain in the back of my mind.
To offer some background, I'll backtrack a bit
(Some back breaking work the causation of it.)
I went to the doc for relief of the pain
"Glad to see your back" he was quoted as sayin".
"Surgery's required". --I was taken a back-
A setback for sure, but I started to pack
To go to a hospital, with fear of bacteria
But I seem to remember the backrubs are superia.
My doc as a backstabber takes a back seat to no one.
But I had no compulsion to actually know one.
When I'm back I'll lean back and turn off any rock
in favor of music by Bacarac or Bach.
"Back to the Future"
published in "Through the Looking Glass"
1997 National Library of Poetry
with the kind permission of the author Mel Wade - © 1997
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