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The Four Stages of Life

Life is a package of stages, all of us have to live through, and the first is a great miracle, until we are given that clue. So the first stage of life is over, and the innocence never restores. I remember how I liked it better, believing there is Santa Claus. And now the first heartbreak is over, I should have known it’s all a ruse, for wherever I seemed to wander, Santa’s would cloud out my views. So in my second stage of life, is where one completely ignores, the man in the red flannel suit, for I know there is no Santa Claus. My hormones have given me urges, and girls look quite pretty at last, so magnets of human description, drew me into a die that I caste. Now I’m into the third stage of life, namely the corporate jaws, where credit is due year after year, because now I am Santa Claus. And so the family near broke me, from that one day of the year, beneath the wisp of mistletoe, but the years quickly disappear. And so the fourth stage is with me. I’ve battled with worry and flaws, now my hair is white and I’ve grown a beard, and today I look like Santa Claus.

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Date: 12/31/2019 5:21:00 PM
Superb humor, Lindsay. You do t so well. By the way, don't trip over that beard now! ~ Gershon
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 1/6/2020 9:07:00 PM
G'day Gershon … I'll put my hands up Gershon. If I did, I'd look more like Blackbeard the pirate than Santa Claus. In our twilight years, this poem has more meaning I reckon - thanks again Gershon - Lindsay
Date: 12/26/2019 11:38:00 AM
Being Santa Claus can be stressful but can also bring joy - hope your holiday was merry!
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 12/29/2019 6:57:00 PM
Hello Michelle … can be costly too, but to see the looks and joy on a child's face Christmas morning is magical. I trust your Christmas Day was joyous too Michelle - Lindsay
Date: 12/21/2019 4:41:00 PM
No point at all in keeping up with the Jones' which you can naturally keep up with the changing times! Aloha! Rico
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 12/29/2019 6:54:00 PM
G'day Rico … is it a fact that the Santa we see today was actually a Coca Cola invention. I believe he was originally St. Nicholas. Kids send your hair white Rico - Lindsay
Date: 12/21/2019 4:35:00 PM
Well at least you still have hair lol
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Lindsay Laurie
Date: 12/29/2019 6:50:00 PM
Hello Tom … now that you mention hair. I'll bet Old Santa's barber shakes his head with Santa having long hair and a beard. I do have hair Tom, but not Santa style - thanks Tom - Lindsay