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Life, What a Farce
by Ed Matlack

Friday, March 26, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Farcical or not, life is...what else can be said...?


Life, What a Farce…


 


Feel somewhat compelled to write this night,


Not sure what it is I want to say, is that alright?


Just want to put pen to paper & write herein what I feel,


No ideas, nor other stuff do I wish to from others, steal…


 


So, herein I am just flowing on my own,


Words that do move along without any meaning, I have sown,


Must just write, to keep my hand & mind desirous of doing so,


Must try to find for myself a niche, this night,


To quell that which is inside, my itch…


 


Out tomorrow to the doctors, my almost 50th years checkup,


All the usual stuff, just to keep myself in a modicum of medical shape,


My emotional or psychological shape having been maintained,


For several years now with the use of pills, not so lame,


I am sure the doctor, she will find, my physical condition to be just fine,


Although I will be bitched at regarding my weight, always I think of a bit late…


 


As for being 50, I never did think, I would make it this far, by now I would stink,


As a corpse buried and rotten, better that than to become old & forgotten…


              © ed – 3/26/04 


 


 

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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/26/2004
Only 50?

Gee that is as young as can beeee!!

You in fine shape methinks...I want to be cremated because I never want to stink.......my name was close enough to that "Tink Stink Tinka" Auch.....never!!

Love and goodluck with the doc!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader) 3/26/2004
You just keep right on writing whatever comes out of your Iddy Biddy Id and I'll keep right on reading it. Unfortunately, you are SO prolific I usually can't keep up with you.



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