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Poem of the Week


A mammogram will squeeze you, Ma’am,
So kindly be prepared.
This appendage wedge is cutting edge
And you will be ensnared.
So while they yank and shove and crank,
I recall an old-time zinger:
It was about a laundress, no doubt,
Who got too close to a wringer.

— Pat D’Amico