Bald Focus

Bald Focus

Woe, the sad reality of present nights

Washing a shiny bald head with only traces of down

A slick global arc that would make a women turn away

Happily these hairless days are short lived

But memory now fades, of those obnoxious hair grease jingles

Rattling in my brain out of tune

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Today at d’Verse, Lisa asked us to write an Opposites Poem, where we take a poem and write the opposite of it! I chose to do one of my own poems, that I called Hair Daze. The original poem is shown below.

You can join us at: https://dversepoets.com

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Hair Daze

Oh, the glorious memories of past days

Combing long flowing hair with swept back duck-tails

Smooth waves that would make a surfer gaze

Sadly the glory days leave only tales

But, I do remember the TV ad…

Brylcreem… A little dab will do ya!”

1965

33 thoughts on “Bald Focus

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  2. Ah Dwight….I remember chuckling at the original poem! And I think I replied something about my dad always using Wildroot Cream Oil…I think that’s what it was called. Being married for 50+ years to a man who now has more skin than hair atop his head….I can surely tell you that women love the man no matter what is atop the dome 🙂
    Great flip!

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