Rhymes against humanity
WASHINGTON -- Today, again, I write for you a number of short "pokes,"
The term I coined for poems that retell some stale old jokes.
To those who say it's lowbrow stuff, I answer in defiance:
You'll find that every poke below is fully based on science.
Helix the Catty
What mean the letters "DNA"? I asked a science guy.
"Deoxyribonucleic acid" he said, in quick reply.
Then I asked my smartass friend, over a libation --
With a smirk, he said: the "National Dyslexics Association."