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Who Woulda Thunk It

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Who Woulda Thunk It

Who woulda thunk I'd be thrown a curve Taking pills to relieve my stress The stress of moving, to calm myself down Life's like a long game of chess You make a move and hope for the best Experience tells you it's right Then all of a sudden you're thrown a curve A proverbial bullet you must bite Not everything goes exactly as planned Be flexible and ready for change It'll lead to a more peaceful and happy life Even better than fortune and fame Who needs fame, it's a fleeting thing The real blessings are ones you hold dear Tell someone close you love them each day Just like magic a smile will appear It's sometimes hard to follow this advice Have to keep reminding myself There ain't no other person I'd rather be Than this happy cheerful old elf! ©Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 6/14/2013 8:25:00 AM
    Hi Jack sorry to hear you have not been well.

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 9:11:00 PM
    Welcome back, Jack! Glad your old self is here. Hope you had settled in. Special as usual :). Love ya, Toquyen

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 7:15:00 PM
    This is s perfect and harmonious write my friend! I truly loved reading this delightful poem this evening! What a fabulous piece, such a tremendous poem, Great work!!

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 5:03:00 PM
    good one, jack! nothing every happens without stress. hope it ebbs....

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 12:13:00 PM
    Jack, enjoyed reading you after such a long time. Hope you are doing ok ;) tc Wilma

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 8:58:00 AM
    You don't know the meaning of medication, till you meet Dragon! He's working at the barbecue shack this summer... He said something about showing them a Real Natural Flame... Thank goodness Joey got accepted into Nursing School... We'll need him around here... Real Soon... Maybe... yesterday! LOL...