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My Long Lost Youth

Oh for the days of my long lost youth Making paper airplanes, watching em glide Looping like barnstorming pilots of the 30s Above the tree tops like birds they fly Our imagination never saw paper airplanes We saw ourselves as pilots on board Soaring skyward with not a worry in the world We could even hear the engines roar Another favourite pastime was climbing trees Just like masts on a pirate ship Looking out on the ocean with a telescope A musket hanging from our hip Another fantasy, being a famous hockey star Heard the cheering of adoring fans Dreaming at night, scoring the winning goal No more school, no more final exams Oh for the old days, hmm perhaps I'll rethink that It's pretty damn good from where I sit Each stage in life has it's own special happening Now? I'm happy as a piggy in !!

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Date: 1/6/2022 6:35:00 AM
Nice pleasant flash back poem Jack. "Each stage in life has it's own special happening", is a mindful observation. Basically, it's all good. we just have to accept life for what it is and enjoy the experience. Thanks for sharing, and taking me back in my memories of childhood. Bill
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Jack Ellison
Date: 1/6/2022 7:18:00 AM
Methinks we are destined for a long enjoyable friendship Bill!!! Don't know how or why we met up but it sure is made to last! Sorry if I'm jumping ahead Bill!! Please understand.....
Date: 1/6/2022 4:18:00 AM
You've certainly had a ball Jack, it's lovely to look back but frightening at the same time when you wonder where time went. Tom
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Jack Ellison
Date: 1/6/2022 4:28:00 AM
And it's all got to end ;( but what a blast!!!!