Dr. Ball’s Cure-It-All

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #280

Words:  cruel, back, bruise, demon, muffled, always, cost, boot, hand, bang, mean, ball

Is your back bruised?
Is your mean energy level
always at zero? Muffled
demons may be hanging
around inside your body
at great cost to your
health. To boot,
your symptoms will tend
to worsen if you do not
act quickly. Dr. Ball’s
results gives you a bang
for your buck. Two teaspoons
a day of this secret solution
will cast out those cruel,
insidious villains. Step
right up. We are offering
this amazing product at
a reduced price for today
only. Say goodbye to bruises
and lack of energy. First
thirty customers will receive–
absolutely free–a recording
of Dr. Ball singing holiday tunes.


About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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9 Responses to Dr. Ball’s Cure-It-All

  1. Jae Rose says:

    Roll up rollup.. if only there was a cure for muffled energy.. 😉

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  2. oldegg says:

    It is curious isn’t it that no matter how well off developed nations are are there is always some belief in a remedy or quick fix that can be achieved to cure all ills without much effort.

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  3. I’m third in the queue – I can’t wait! The world needs a Dr Ball right now.

    Click to view my Sunday Whirl!

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  4. Tim Schaefer says:

    Ha ha…reminds me of the song by Cher, “Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves”

    Liked by 1 person

  5. An enjoyable dose of snake oil!


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