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A Good Quit
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I dedicate this to my mother who has alzheimers and two of my aunts who fought until the very end.


You can't quit until you start,
or until you're completely torn apart.
As long as you have your mind,
you can challenge lifes tough grind.
The second your brain is gone,
your body will be left all alone.


You performed your best,
Now it's time for you to rest.
Everyones turn will come,
there's a point where we all succumb.
At times a good quit isn't voluntary,
most of the time it is quite contrary.


As my body pains and ages,
a good quit links my rages.
I'll be here continueously swinging,
long after the birds have quit singing.
There's no glory in just quitting,
a good quit keeps transmitting.


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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/19/2005
I am so sorry, Grady; you are in my prayers! Have courage my friend...

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :( >tears <
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/19/2005
Alzheimer's truly is a devastating disease I believe...not known with it!!

My prayer go out to you and your famly Grady!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sue Hess 1/19/2005
this is such a tragic disease, my heart goes out to you and your family
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/19/2005
Having taken care of patients with this disease, I can only offer my heartfelt prayers and loving thoughts to you G! Your wisdom, faith and positive attitude are a blessing!

Love, Eileen
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/19/2005
I worked with these people as a nurse and it always touched my heart so. I loved them though and I believe that is something they never forget.
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/19/2005
I have seen people who have suffered from this terrible disease and how it affects those who are able to care for them. My prayers are with you and your mom.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/19/2005
You performed your best,
Now it's time for you to rest.


Alzheimer's truly is a devastating disease, and this is a loving heartfelt dedication to your mother, Grady.
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