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Kenny Rogers

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Kenny Rogers

It happened again this afternoon
A lady requested my autograph
Mistaking me for Kenny Rogers
That sure gave me a great big laugh

If only I had Kenny's money
I'd be chuckling all the way to the bank
Right now I'm avoiding all my creditors
My bank account's coming up blank

Perhaps I'll become a male prostitute
An easy way to make a few bucks
Still look pretty good for a dude my age
Though I sometimes waddle like a duck

But perhaps that's not for this old guy
My morals are quite high you know
It's extremely rare when I'm at the beach
For any of my white bits to show

Guess I'll continue this sneaky charade
Sign Kenny on my restaurant checks
Why not, I might as well take advantage
Of our amazing similarities, by heck!

© Jack Ellison 2012

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  1. Date: 11/10/2012 8:42:00 AM

    hahahaha funny!! i like your poem friend Jack..I'm a fan of Kenny Rogers for more than 20 years..well you look like twin :) thanks for sharing this awesome poem of yours and thanks for stopping by. Hugs!!! Maria

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/10/2012 8:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    People say I look like the Kenny Rogers that once was before his facelift! LOL Either way, I'd love his money! Big hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 11/7/2012 11:51:00 AM

    Funny! If you're lovely wife looks anything like Dolly, you two are sure to get a free meal;)

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/7/2012 1:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    We're going on tour in 2013! I'll send you tickets! LOL Actually Cathie have an unbelievable voice a la Whitney Houston or Celine Dion! She's singing in our upcoming Christmas show! Love Jack
  1. Date: 11/7/2012 10:20:00 AM

    Missed quite a few days of reading and caught up today. Your poems give me a facelift, Jack! Poor Kenny never looked the same after that hatchet job.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/7/2012 1:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Poor Kenny is right! LOL Hope everything is settling down for you. Been through more than my share of those traumatic moves! Cheers
  1. Date: 11/7/2012 10:17:00 AM

    A few years ago I saw Kenny Rogers in Branson Missouri. He's had so many face lifts that he looked strange... You're much more handsome. By signing his autographs you're probably doing him a favor... LOL

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/7/2012 1:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Face lift surgery gone bad! You better believe it! "You're much more handsome"... you are the sweetest! Love ya! Jake
  1. Date: 11/6/2012 5:29:00 PM

    i got a good laugh out of poem, Jack. You do look like Kenny. Yes, I say take advantage of it. By golly... Love ya, Toquyen

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/7/2012 1:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    The devil inside me is pushing me to take your advice! LOL Big hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/6/2012 10:20:00 AM

    An excellent write that I enjoyed reading today Jack. I hope to have more time in the future to read more. Love, Carol

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/6/2012 10:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you my dear Carol... hugs, Jack xox