The Dog Days of Summer

Things in the Simpson trial had settled down to almost normal, so much so, the haiku I wrote were about witnesses who showed up — and didn’t.

He’s had surgery.

Peradus can’t testify.

Where’s the missing blood?

7/17/96

The nurse who took a blood sample from Simpson for police has had by-pass surgery and can’t take the witness stand.  The defense claims some of the blood is missing, boosting their police conspiracy theory.

Terrific pushups.

An exercise video.

Tarzan’s grandfather?

7/18/95

Despite Simpson’s demonstrated agility and strength in his exercise  video, a defense expert witness compares his physical condition to Tarzan’s grandfather’s.

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