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Oh woe is me… or maybe not
by Lew Duffey
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world-making the most of one's best. Author Harry Emerson Fosdick

Oh woe is me… or maybe not
I suffered a heart attack which made feel I had nothing left to give
On the other hand I survived. Oh thank you Lord for letting me live
I have had a bad ankle for years and it affects my stride
On the other hand when I go out I simply get in my car and ride
I have allergies to deal with and always have a runny nose
On the other hand I can blow my nose. How much of burden does that impose?
I have skin rashes and aching joints and my hearing is going to pot
On the other hand I take Benadryl and can turn the TV sound up a lot
I am old and my joints are painful and I forget everything
On the other hand I remember the words and sing along when Elvis sings.
Life’s not so bad in fact it’s downright great and I’m still in love with my life
Dear God I thank you for it was you who gave me life


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Reviewed by William Bonilla
One day at a time Is my motto now
enjoyed your write
peace be with you

Reviewed by Mr. Ed
I'll take your word for it, but in that picture you look like you really need some caffeine!! (And I better have another cup, myself.)
Reviewed by TONY NERONE
I would say you have had a grand life. Nicely done, Lew.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray
What a superb attitude, Lew! Thank you for sharing it, my friend. Love, peace, and blessings to you,

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