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HOW TIME STOLE MY BODY

I am old. Old I am. And frankly I don't give a damn. I take bright pills for all my ills And little rugrats call me gram. Teeth are gone. Gone are they. Can't chew my food the normal way. I glue some in to fill my grin I'm lucky if they stay all day! I am vexed! Vexed am I! And now I'm going to tell you why I fall asleep in time to leap And to the porcelain pony fly! I am slow. Slow I am. In stores I cause a traffic jam. Joints go crack, can't bend my back I failed my walker drive exam! But say the word. The word just say. And you and I can spend the day! Let's eat prunes and sing some tunes Then cuddle with my friend, Ben Gay!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 4/13/2019 8:02:00 PM
Wonderful dr. seuss write, Cindi, congratulations on your win.
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Date: 4/13/2019 4:47:00 PM
This made me laugh, I can relate to some of it - thanks for entering, and congratulations on your placement in my contest!
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Date: 12/12/2016 6:43:00 PM
Wow, this was excellent!
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Cindi Rockwell
Date: 12/12/2016 7:05:00 PM
Thanks! More fun to laugh at aging than to cry!
Date: 5/27/2016 8:09:00 AM
How lovely! Thanks Cindi!
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Date: 5/26/2016 11:14:00 PM
Cute! Congratulations, Cindi!
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Cindi Rockwell
Date: 5/26/2016 11:32:00 PM
Thank you!
Date: 5/17/2016 11:53:00 PM
Kickin' it old school, and not caring what any of those young whippersnappers thinks 'bout it ... I dig. The language seemed reminiscent of Green Eggs and Ham: I am Sam, Sam-I-Am ... lol. Really amusing musing, Cindi ... always good to have a laugh at oneself.
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Cindi Rockwell
Date: 5/18/2016 12:16:00 PM
Thank you! It's for a Dr. Seuss contest, so I'm glad you felt that!