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James's birthday

Happy Birthday your getting old
Never mind we will wear a blindfold
forty six aint that sore
I should know been there before
just failing sight and creeky legs
and we usually get left with the dregs
 
But hey just wait another few year
Male menopause to look forward to
mid life crisis will arrive
Flashy cars for you to drive
skin tight jeans you will wear
I'll tell heather to prepare
 
So today your birthday dont be glum
Sit and smile for what's to come
cause forty six aint that bad
Just think of it as a wee launchpad.
 
                  By Kate Mcnaughton For her wee brother James. x



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  1. Date: 8/31/2011 6:42:00 PM
    WOW Male Menopause I thought ony women had that. I think it's all down to women's Lib,now we have to have everything equal. Hey if women have menopause why can'y we have womenopause?MMMmmm!!!

    Mcnaughton Avatar Kate Mcnaughton
    Date: 9/5/2011 5:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Men would be better suited to the menopause i recon! lol.
  1. Date: 10/1/2009 10:00:00 AM
    An amazing tribute to your brother, lovely sentiment, thanks for sharing, Sincerely, moses

  1. Date: 9/28/2009 4:09:00 PM
    You've got me smiling with this one. Nice dedication to your brother. I can relate to that aging problem. The ulternative is worse. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 9:21:00 AM
    Lovely write for your brothers birthday Kate, gosh i thought it was for me, he he very nearly - i'm 48 >> James

    Mcnaughton Avatar Kate Mcnaughton
    Date: 9/8/2011 6:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thankyou James for all your lovely comments. you truly are a lovely person! ...Kate.
  1. Date: 9/25/2009 9:06:00 AM
    Awe how endearing and funny that you still tease your brother so....The Southern Belle

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 6:16:00 AM
    Tell you usbnad 46 is Prime Time! There are many fine looking men out there in their mid-forties, but each year does seem to take a toll on our bodies. I think he'll have another 15 years or so before he has to worry about male menopause, but I love the witty references to the flashycars and skin-tight jeans. I knew a man approaching 60 who suddenly had his ears pierced, his hair permed and became desperate seeking a mate. Indeed, 46 is just a "wee launchpad," well penned! Love, Carolyn

    Mcnaughton Avatar Kate Mcnaughton
    Date: 9/8/2011 6:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You make me smile Carolyn! thankyou. x