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Another rerun.....

I've got to go on a crash diet
and grow a head of hair
whatever works, well I shall try it
to keep my head from being bare

I need to trim my mustache neat
and shave 'most every day
and, again, watch what I eat
so some of me will go away

Trim the hair in ears and nose
clip nails on fingers and on toes
use drops to allay bloodshot eyes
work out the jiggle in my thighs

Can't do much about my limp
( but everybody knows I'm gimp )
I'll go to dentist, he'll bequeath
some of that stuff to whiten teeth

I need to buy some new clothes too
my old wardrobe ? It just won't do
and get new shoes to cover feet
transformation needs to be complete

Got to do this all real fast !
remaining time will not long last
why worry 'bout how fast time passes ?
my better half is getting glasses !

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Yeah I'm putting about2 or 3 oldies in per week. Glad you still like it..........stan

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Made me laugh Stan! Particularly like the last two verses - but I loved it all.


Love Mand xxxxxx

I'm glad you got a chuckle out of this..........stan

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Uplifting, this. Even getting older has is comedic parts -- I just wish I could laugh longer and louder about them. It is not for wimps.

Fun read!!



"When a pickpocket meets a holy man all he sees are his pockets."

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Yep, it takes toughness gathered for years to handle getting old lol........scribbler

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very nice
hope u read my answer
what was it
ur qs was
it it?


you gave me a smile
love it stan

'Each for the joy of the working, and each, in his separate star,
shall draw the Thing as he sees It, for the God of Things as They are.'
(Rudyard Kipling)

Glad to do so.......scribbler

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is that once she sees you all duded up, she will love those new glasses! I laughed all the way through this!
Just what I needed. Thanks, ~ Gee

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Either that or die of shock lol. Thanks for coming by.........scribbler

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Thanks for the chuckle! Great content and a mix of humor to life's little woes on getting older. A well rounded poem with a cute ending.

(((hugs))) Cat

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thanks for coming by and taking time to read and comment..........scribbler

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