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Till The Day I Keel Over

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Till The Day I Keel Over



My gait is much slower My memory's shot The hair on my beano Is thinning a lot My mind doesn't notice Thinks nothing's changed Who am I kidding I must be deranged Now starting to notice These things that occur On a near daily basis Pretty normal I'm sure But seeing that this Is my first time around Each day's like no other But exciting I've found Hope I've still got Some fun days ahead Winding up in a home Is something I dread But I'll still write poetry Till the day I keel over My life's been amazing Not one complaint ever Feel so damn fortunate To have lived my life free A shining example of What a life oughtta be © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 8/31/2013 11:20:00 AM
    Oh...may God grant you LONG live and happiness, my dear sweet Kenny....Yes...write write write and fill us with joy....hugssssss

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:25:00 AM
    Love this! Pride & joy within self! Indeed!! The answer to life's problems: More beano. ;-)

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/31/2013 9:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you good buddy! "More beano" keeps you regular! LOL Have a great weekend! Yee haw!
  1. Date: 8/31/2013 8:40:00 AM
    My motto, Live life as it comes to you. Happy to know you have lived a full life

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/31/2013 9:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Great advice my good friend... that's what I do! Thanks for dropping by!
  1. Date: 8/31/2013 8:37:00 AM
    YOU GO JACK! Dragon says 'Jack is a foever person'... My Dads' 82 today and the Doctors say he just beat cancer! Life can be amazing... especially with your poetry! OOppps I got the penguins clapping and falling down like bowling pins again... Poor little guys... Gees... They're scattered every where... Gotta go... This may take a while... LOL

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 8/31/2013 9:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I like that... "a forever person" That's how I feel, my good loyal friend! Wish Dada a Happy Birthday for me! Warm hugs, Jacko xoxox