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Retired Romance : Repost



...Now I ain't without notoriety,
Fact is.. I'm an old stalker with a walker.
She was big in the Purple Hat Society
and broke her hip,...while playing soccer.

When I met her, she was on the mend,
and she knew.. what I was after...
and I said I'd catch her when I can,
She said to push that walker a lil' faster.

She had her a "lectric wheel chair,
I just had my old walker and me,
she was pretty fast for a blue hair...
"till I crashed into her I.V. tree...

Well, they fitted my leg with plaster,
and I kinda forgot what I was after...
"till one day,
she wheeled in to see me,
Yep.  Said she'd come ta free me!

Now we sit together,
cozy up and talk about the weather.
We compare wrinkled tatoos,
and guess what they are,
we may share a shot of booze,
we don't go too awful far...

We keep our orthepedic shoes
under the same bed,
and I retired as a walker stalker,
meals on wheels keeps us fed
and we keep our teeth...
in the very same locker.

("Nite Nite, Darlin.")


First of Ike and Jane sequence...Reposted to help PD with smiles request. : )

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  1. Date: 11/26/2011 7:28:00 AM
    Oh Robert, hilarious. I worked with seniors and so much of this is true except I never knew a pair that kept their shoes under the same bed! You take fun to great levels!

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 6:17:00 PM
    Added as one of my favorites! Absolutley hilarious!! Congrats. to you!

  1. Date: 7/20/2011 2:27:00 PM
    This is soooo cute. Congratulations. Love Vie

  1. Date: 7/17/2011 3:07:00 AM
    It is really funny,Robert.Many congrats!

  1. Date: 7/16/2011 2:23:00 PM
    This is a very clever and witty poem, Robert. Excellent read. Congratulations on your win~!

  1. Date: 7/16/2011 1:48:00 PM
    Many congrats on your wins, Robert : )

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 8:26:00 PM
    Of the ones I'd seen previously, This was MY personal favorite, Robert. a big congratulations to you!

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 7:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on the 2nd place win.

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 7:12:00 AM
    Congratulations on the second place win in the contest, Robert

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 7:02:00 AM
    This is so cute....I will have to read more about Ike and Jane....(would be a delightful series to put into a book form!!) :) Congratulations, Robert!

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 5:26:00 AM
    Congrats Robert on your win...very funny write..enjoyed.

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 5:15:00 AM
    I could just picture the two of you - great write and great win. congratulations. Mike

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 5:00:00 AM
    Congratulations Robert on the win in P.D.'s "Funny Poem" contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/15/2011 1:18:00 AM
    Congrats on your win with this amusing write! Best wishes Em :)

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 9:34:00 PM
    lol.... thank you Robert, for such a great smile. , Congratulations on your number 2 spot in my contest! Thank you for entering your awesome and funny poem in my contest and also supporting my contest. have yourself a great and wonderful night. ,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 9:10:00 PM
    Haha! I love that part of you keeping your teeth in the same locker-- how sweet :D Very funny write, Robert :) Enjoyed this one--- Super congrats on your win :D

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 9:03:00 PM
    Congrats Robert on your wonderful win in funny poem contest with this witty treat luv..

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 8:06:00 AM
    It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning Robert. Thank you for posting and sharing with us. I will be back again soon to read more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 8:58:00 PM
    This is adorably funny. LOVE it.

  1. Date: 7/13/2011 8:58:00 PM
    and I am glad to finally be seeing the BEGINNING of that Ike and Jane sequence.