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As I sit here stretching to touch my toes I’m amazed to see how my body grows As years pass by my height reduces No longer producing needed juices! My body has clumped and can no longer bend I used to possess a great, firm, rear-end I kneed and console and sweat the pounds Be gone from me! Let slimness be found! I’ll walk and jog - I’ll run a while But can I make it an extra half-mile? I need to change life-long habits But, must I eat like the local rabbit? Grease makes food taste good, sugar is great Frying is tasteful as up goes my weight My pounds go up as my fanny drags down Will I ever trip? Can I rebound? I watch years marching on, time does pass As I worry about my stomach’s gas I know I can make it – I’ll firm my bust My desire for food I’ll dismiss as lust I’ll continue to stretch, pull and wonder If I’ll ever look like firm, Jane Fonda If I get discouraged and say, “I’m too pooped,” I’ll remember the body of Dr. Ruth I long for courage waiting for a meal I hear Burger Big-One has a great deal A double-whammy on an extra large bun I’ll diet tomorrow – Today I’ll have fun!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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