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"Highs And Lows" (by Joe DiMino)

Often I have been plagued
by highs and lows-
the pill pushers
would love to get their hands
on me,
put their label on me
and tell my wife:
"Shake well before using:
may cause stomach cramps
and occasionally
a great work of art."
But now with computers
it's easy to print our own-
labels, that is-
or license to practice medicine
or death certificate
save on the same disc
with a thousand
of our best and worst photos
somehow ram is important-
why do I picture
this sardonic creature with horns?
Remember the old TV's?
We called the antenna "Rabbit Ears"-
We give anthropomorphic qualities
to our our favorites,
and send the rest to institutions....