Diabetes Blog Week 2014 – Poetry Tuesday

This year, Diabetes Blog Week and TuDiabetes are teaming up to bring out the poet in you! Write a poem, rhyme, ballad, haiku, or any other form of poetry about diabetes. After you’ve posted it on your blog, share it on the No Sugar Added® Poetry page on TuDiabetes, and read what others have shared there as well!

My poetic prowess prefers protection from perception of potential patrons of this platform. Truth be told, I’m not much for rhyming, counting syllables, or anything else that resembles writing with any sort of style. That said, I tried a haiku.

Two cupcakes for me.

(Perfect justification)

I’m medicating.

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An Ode to Blistering Thumbs

This wasn’t really a slow week. I could have waxed poetic about Valve announcing that their DLC for Left4Dead is going to be free (thank goodness) or gone into my Halo Fanboy-ness to celebrate the Halo Wars Demo. I thought about giving my thoughts on the new Prince of Persia. For what it’s worth, despite being LTTP, I think it’s a fun game. Or the fact that I’m still playing the Puzzle Quest Galactrix Demo even though it’s over far too soon. I’m playing a bunch of games on my Ipod Touch that could warrant an intellectual elaboration. But none of these topics really motivated me to dig into something worth writing and more importantly something that I thought was worth your time to read. So instead of waxing poetic on a topic I could not fully commit to, I decided to just wax poetic. I picked out some of the games in my arcade and wrote some haikus in their honor. Not original, but it was a fun idea. And maybe something worth revisiting in a couple months. I have a lot of games to poetically wax upon. Continue reading