Laundry List

by Bill Yarrow

• Water all the flowers in the graveyard

• Avoid the blisters in the casserole 

• Of the serious and the serene, marry frivolity

• Get as much sueño de la razón as possible

• Keep a safe place at a safe distance

• Squeegee the walls of the shower of your mind

• Don't confuse the virtues of bananas with the virtues of banana bread

• Give God two weeks' notice

• Straighten up geographically

• Retool. Refrain. Repudiate. Retreat.

• Do the left thing