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As you know we are always being told to have 5 a day! I couldn’t agree more!

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I recommend a Marijuana, Vodka, Crack, Speed, Smack sandwich – on locally sourced Wholegrain naturally.

No butter as it is bad for the heart.

Peace and Love

Uncle Crackhead

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Hello Folks,

My good friend Jo recently lost her long battle with Cancer and died  a week ago. She was a wonderful woman. Funny, intelligent, beautiful and strong.

Her husband Steve has kindly given me permission to reproduce one of her poems which captures the reality of living with Cancer.

I hope you will read and enjoy Remission.

REMISSION

1.

The panther prowls the gloom of my nightmare.

Stealthy with menace, it skulks on huge paws.

I hold on tight to a rickety chair

2.

I stand stock-still as it sniffs at the air

And idly yawns, opening steel-trap jaws.

The panther prowls the gloom of my nightmare.

3.

I will it not to detect my despair

At the glint of teeth, its talon-sharp claws.

I hold on tight to the rickety chair.

4.

It lurks in the shadows, I know it’s there.

Rigid with fear, sweat runs from my pores.

The panther prowls the gloom of my nightmare

5.

And casually stretches. I shrink, too aware

Of its power slinking close on all-fours.

I hold on tight to the rickety chair

6.

With razor-wire claws and its teeth sharply bare,

It doesn’t see me, obeys its own laws.

The panther prowls the gloom of my nightmare.

I loosen my grip on the impotent chair.

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