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My grandfather can't hear a thing sometimes! I feel sorry for him as that must be very difficult to deal with! This poem is for him!

My grandfather can’t really hear He should have an aid in his ear No sound that is found Can he listen profound And see that the noise can appear Russell Sivey

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Date: 8/14/2017 5:58:00 AM
Nice limerick. Poor Grandpa!
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Date: 8/13/2017 7:59:00 PM
GREAT limerick, Russell. It's so fun having you back.
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Date: 8/12/2017 6:45:00 PM
...what did you say, Russell? Who is in need of aid? ...forget it... I can't hear a sound! Haha! Lucky grandfather! Who wants to hear what is going on in the world anyway! Very nice my friend! Shout hello to your grandfather my friend! haha!
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Date: 8/12/2017 5:10:00 PM
I hear you, my friend lol...my father wears aids...he constantly hears crickets...great Limerick...^WW^
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Date: 8/12/2017 9:36:00 AM
A great poem on hearing loss but I have noticed some folks do have selective hearing some times no matter if they wear an aid or not lol. I have 50% hearing loss in one ear and had 2 scans to check i didn't have a brain tumour (the second one was to check i really had a brain as they must have read some of my poems lol) I didn't realise how much I was missing out on conversations until I got my aid fitted:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/12/2017 8:45:00 AM
Good depiction of the what the aging face!
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Date: 8/12/2017 8:30:00 AM
- Sometimes it may be good not to hear ... close your ears ... and just hear what you want to hear :) - Well done, Russell :) - Lovely weekend - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 8/12/2017 7:37:00 AM
Good one Russell. Hopefully, he can get one. :)
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