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FLIP OUT

Flip out life's begun
when you're seventy one,
nothing's "not done,"
you can eat how you like, wear what you like,
if you like,
kick all the traces, go out on a binge,
roll all around in the bed,
there's no one to scold
because you're so old,
all the powers that be are now dead.

So look on the bright side, go out have some fun,
there's nothing to gain sitting down,
your body needs exercise, move anyway,
you'll be younger and younger
as day turns to day,
find out what you can and pursue it,
because if you don't,
you'll know that you blew it.

Style / type: 
Free verse
Last few words: 
Written on my trip around GB, feeling free Ann.
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Comments

I much enjoyed your poem from the point of view of a free spirit! Great attitude expressed here!

always, Cat

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