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Real Men Don't Cry

Thinking of goodbyes with trepidation Nostalgia will come into play Remembering all the good times we had Right off from our very first day Gonna try real hard not to shed any tears Real men are not supposed to cry But my bladder is very close to my eyeballs Can't promise my eyes will stay dry The ladies will love it and think it's so sweet But the guys will chuckle and say Thought you were one of us macho men Now the real Jack is out on display Well whatever will be will be I'm afraid Or else it'll appear to be fake I can only be this dude that I am So drink up and have some more cake © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 6/20/2013 4:11:00 PM
    Jack, going to miss you..I hope that your new home is all that you want and much more..Enjoyed reading this one today..I hope that you are not in tears but in laughter..Sara

  1. Date: 6/20/2013 4:44:00 AM
    Jack everyone is waiting your second...coming! Without you the world is left in tears! NO LAUGHTER! I am still waiting!

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 4:07:00 PM
    I do believe emotions are there to be expressed in the way we feel best..So if one feels to cry..He should cry : ). sweet glad to read you again

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 4:04:00 PM
    Cheers-lets celebrate your return..Lovely poem ..put a smile on my face..zkee writing and tnks for supporting my humble verse.

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 7:17:00 AM
    Jack... That was a great poem... We all have a sensitive side when parting from old friends... Dragon says he'll help you go visit them at any time... If I were you... I'd tell him you appreciate the offer... but...... He'd bring all those penguins he's baby sitting, you know... But they do know how to party and can cheer you up fast... Tho the house may never be the same again...LOL

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 4:51:00 PM
    I disagree, Jack - real men should cry. Nice one. That house holds a lot of memories for you. If you want to, go ahead and cry. Will hear from you. Love ya, Toquyen

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 3:38:00 PM
    Hello everyone! This will be my last post for a few days until we get set up in new home. BUT TRUST ME< WILL RETURN!!!!!