Thursday, 29 June 2017

Singable Limerick-Medley #12: The Bipolar Illness of Gun-Toting Phyllis

POST #143
ORIGINAL SONG: These verses can be sung 
to "The Limerick Song", as in "The Flea and the Fly". See sactoGranny's recording on YouTube here.
LIMERICK VERSE: The lyrics for the corresponding poem by Giorgio Coniglio were originally 
web-published  at the OEDILF website (the Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form).

Author's Note from OEDILF:

The two phases of bipolar illness or manic-depressive disease are manifested in unpredictable time sequence, with considerable disruption to patients, families, and even the surrounding community. Medications, including longterm lithium salts, are often helpful in maintaining equilibrium; however, prescribed drugs may be discontinued by patients who enjoy the feeling of accomplishment and creativity that accompany the hypomanic phase.

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