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Old Age, a continuance
by Ed Matlack

Thursday, August 12, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Philosophical humor, or so I do hope...


Old Age, a continuance…


 


When one does get old, all sorts of changes do occur,


My doctor herein she does concur,


To another doctor she does send me; yes she does refer,


Better to live less long, yes to ultimately myself deter…


 


If I could, I would actually prefer,


To be about 25 or maybe even younger,


But I must know what I know now,


The whys and the wherefores and all the how’s…


 


Must we get old, must we burn out,


Must we take to our graves our last shout?


Ah, to be again quite young,


To be able to get my way when I do pout,


To have all my parts in the condition they were then,


Rather than having my favorite part shrivel,


To the size of an alfalfa sprout during a long summers drought…


                        © ed ~ 8/12/04


 


 


 


 


 


 

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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/13/2004
lol
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 8/13/2004
Must we get old, must we burn out?

We must get old; the alternative is worse; but we need not burn out. As the very sage Mark Twain said:

Aging is an issue of mind over matter; if you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

And, it ain't over until it's over!
Reviewed by Thomas Lanechanger 8/13/2004
To be young dumb and full of, what was that called again…lol! Ed, you do have a natural ability of making me glad I now have to wear depends without having any shame…lol! Peace thru laughter and memories my friend!
Reviewed by Michael Charles Messineo 8/13/2004
Ed, Have you been counting dog years along with Rufuz...

...Michael
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 8/13/2004
It is lack of use.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/13/2004
At least something is still bounching and hanging while sitting up!!

Looking down slamming your hubby in the face......that's called Fun Fun funny musical sounds...whaaaaahahahahaa!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 8/12/2004
Hilarious crtoon Ed. Now Ed, I not that old....
I was only 16 in the acid days..and when Kennedy was shot..0ooops, told my age........
Someone slipped me some one time, but I never took it
deliberate. SO THERE!



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