Golden Years by Oldalan

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Now my golden years have begun,
Mother nature with me has fun,
Body hurts, pain up and low,
Head is aching throbbing toe.

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My eyesight it is really poor,
Many teeth are missing from my jaw,
My hearing it needs amplification
Digestion is a sad situation.

3
Knees and elbows always creak,
My throat gets sore I cannot speak,
My hair has nearly disappeared,
And patchy stubble, now my beard.

4
Too much water in my body,
Ankles swell till they feel soggy;
Doctor says “From booze refrain”,
Such a pleasure what a shame.

5
Kidney function not so hot,
My libido really shot,
Sex a word not an act,
A pleasure lost, that’s a fact.

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Blood pressure goes off the clock,
My arteries hard as a rock.,
My heart and lungs not quite right
Sometime for breath I have to fight

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My hip it hurts., elbows as well,
Tablets for the pain repel,
Doctor tells its arthritis
And I’m showing signs of prostatitis

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As my tablets they keep on mounting
I have trouble with them counting,
Drops for eyes, inhalers breathing,
Nasal sprays to stop me sneezing

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My memory acts so really strange,
Some facts and figures rearrange,
Yesteryear I can recall,
But yesterday, not at all.

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I meet people in the street,
“Hello” they say, as me they greet,
Faces familiar I know we’ve met,
But it’s their names I do forget.

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But with the help of my computer,
My mobile tablet and a router,
So much I do remember,
Like that 1943 September.

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When my oldest friends first I met.
What fun we had no regret,
My life since then is now past,
Hope my golden years will last.