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The birthday's mixed blessing

The discounts are now quite a few
And cause for a feeling that's blue
It's true--what a drag
As the parts start to sag
A bonus for age sixty-two

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  1. Date: 2/20/2013 12:40:00 AM
    Another clever one. I enjoy reading your short, humorous limericks. Cant wait to read some more ~! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 12:11:00 AM
    The discount collected was due, when I'd had a drink of fresh brew, leaving the pub, I tripped on a rug, Now sporting some new black and blue. lol I know pub and rug only sound alike ... Enjoyed your limerick

  1. Date: 2/18/2013 10:02:00 PM
    One place I know gives them at 55, so I got my first one over there but never have even used it yet. Because nowadays we don't have the money to even eat out. And sad part is, we are not even on SS yet. UGGGG

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 7:06:00 PM
    Ahhh!!Got a chuckle..Life is nifty after fifty though..Enjoyed reading this one this eve..Thanks for stopping by..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 2:59:00 PM
    Happy Birthday Duke,,,,, and Happy Valentines Day as well ;} I was a bit worried about Bibles Stories,, and people being offended,,, I was raised catholic . Thank you for reading my words Duke ;}

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 11:18:00 AM
    Happy birthday!! - I've stopped counting the years, I am forever 25 +. - Happy Valentine's day! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)