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written by: Mary Bone


Life handed us lemons.
We added sugar to every sour drop.
The lemonade wouldn't sell
on the street corner.
People were thirsty.
They were on diets.
They said, "No sugar for us today."
"Our diets won't allow it."

Mary Bone

Mary Bone

Mary Bone has written two books of poetry. Her recent poetry and short stories can be found at Spillwords, Literary Yard, Best Poetry website and in an upcoming issue of Creative Expressions. Mary has been writing short stories and poetry since the age of twelve.
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