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Once sailing the high and might seas
Now I get blown over by a breeze
Could reach the stars now I can't reach my knees
Check my pants every time I sneeze
When my knees rub together it brings me to tears
Doctor says I have to limit my beers
Getting medical tests just heighten my fears
So why the hell do they call these the GOLDEN YEARS
If I don't wear glasses, I just can't see
When I get up in the morning, I just can't pee
It's almost impossible to bend my knee
My chastity belt ain't got no key
Doctor said I won't tell you no lie
You're going to live until the day you die
And the longer you live, the richer am I
If you ever lose medicare I'm going to cry
These are the GOLDEN YEARS. Let's celebrate
Bran muffins and prunes on a paper plate
Metamucil doesn't taste that great
A moving experience. that's my fate.

Copyright © Vince Suzadail Jr.

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  1. Date: 7/11/2014 3:56:00 PM
    a great poem, wel written thanks for ll your kind feedback. regards diane

  1. Date: 2/28/2014 9:51:00 AM
    awe, what a sad picture of aging, but a good write none the less. Thanks for sharing and God bless, Stacey

  1. Date: 1/12/2014 1:25:00 PM
    Amazing write, funny but so true. They should be called the pathetic years.. Great write Vince. God Bless..

  1. Date: 11/14/2013 6:28:00 PM
    Great poem and humorous(I hope). Vince , I'm not aging, I'm evolving!

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 4:03:00 AM
    This is priceless, love it, yes the golden years, why it is called the golden years when we go through all these complaints, well done great poem, blessings sueellen

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:38:00 PM
    Hi Vince :-) wishing a very nice Mother's Day. Lots of Luv & Hugs *Linda"

  1. Date: 5/7/2013 7:56:00 PM
    Vince, wow... I hope your golden years are not like this above, or turn out like this... however, i will raise a toast to the -...Bran muffins and prunes on a paper always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 11:07:00 PM
    Hey Vince, it's been a while! Really made me laugh with this one, reminds me of my parents. =) take care

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 1:26:00 PM
    Haha, this is a good one! Thanks for the smiles today. :) Hugs!

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 7:17:00 PM
    This one really cracks me up!! Gotta print it out for my hubby!!! Thanks for the laugh, Vince!!

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 8:36:00 PM
    enjoyed your poem Vince! The part between your ears is still golden :) Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 2:01:00 PM
    Oh i sure can relate to this wonderful Poetry awesome....

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 4:41:00 PM
    a moving xperience, a moving piece.

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 1:55:00 PM
    You had me chuckling with this wonderful poem of our golden years. Wishing you and your family a very Happy Easter. love phyl

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 6:34:00 PM
    This is so true wonderfully expressed, my highest compliments of this honest write. Two cool if I could give you a ten I would but all I can say to this is amen.

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 11:19:00 PM
    VEry good one, Vince. Love your senior humor!!!

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 4:50:00 PM
    Golden Years indeed,I know what you mean, I'm trying to lve them. That's a humorous story poem,I enjoyed reading it.God bless you. Erich

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 2:21:00 PM
    Okay! This one's a hoot! I can relate to everything you say UNFORTUNATELY! LOL! Good one my friend/... cheers, Jack