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A Once Active Soul

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A Once Active Soul



Been retired for over three years now I've finally accepted this role As a senior citizen sent out to pasture Not good for this once active soul Poetry has sure helped fill in the gap But looking for something else Maybe creating a children's picture book Got a mind for it I've always felt Not saying my mind is childlike or such But it's probably close to the truth Always was able to get down to their level Even though I'm long in the tooth So wish me well in whatever endeavour Don't need to make one red cent You can wager I'm gonna eventually find it The activity for which I'm now meant © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 6/24/2013 9:17:00 PM

    Awww! I know you'll write a darn good children's book, Jack... with so much wisdom and humor to impart you will do very well, my friend...please let us know when it is published! Love, annalise

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:41:00 AM

    This is wonderful, I love this enlightening write my friend! I truly enjoyed reading this amazing poem this morning! What a beautiful piece, such an awesome poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 8:34:00 AM

    I've got some Christmas books 'Kitty Clause" , "The Gift of Giving", and "A Spark of Hope" I want for kids. They need Artistry to be done. Each would make a great Kids book.