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The Way It Goes
by John H Bidwell

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The Way It Goes

Triple bypass, valve repair-
This poor guy is eighty one;
We’re good people- sure we care-
No such thing as having fun.

Got permission, we’re in charge-
Make arrangements- get this done.
Wow this task is very large-
No such thing as having fun.

All the meetings ease his mind-
We’re like family, he’s got none.
All it is- we’re being kind-
No such thing as having fun.

Stop his mail and clean his place-
Scrub the carpet, hide his gun.
If he makes it- needs more space-
No such thing as having fun.

This is just one friend of ours-
See why we don’t want a ton?
Always takes up all our powers-
No such thing as having fun.

John H. Bidwell
 

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Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/15/2010
Your title."The Way it Goes,"....so sad....but you've expressed the emotions so well.
Reviewed by Linda Hill 6/12/2010
John,
You are a wonderful friend to him, it sounds he's more like family than a friend. You will be rewarded for your compassion and big heart. I pray he will be allright.

Blessings+
~Linda
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 6/11/2010
he is blessed to have such friends and his friends are blessed to have him.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/10/2010
It may very well be "no such thing as having fun" but the rewards of selflessness far surpass...

Be always safe,
Karen



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