An Ode To Old Age

We all know how growing older isn't all that much fun but how true this poem about old age is. This is a great poem for someone retiring or having a birthday!

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There's quite an art to falling apart as the years go by,
And life doesn't begin at 40. That's a big fat lie.

My hair's getting thinner, my body is not:
The few teeth I have are beginning to rot.

I smell of Vick's Vapo Rub, not Chanel #5;
My new pacemaker's all that keeps me alive.

When asked of my past, every detail I'll know,
But, what was I doing 10 minutes ago?

Well, you get the idea, what more can I say?
I'm off to read the obituary like I do every day;

If my names there,
I'll once again start - perfecting the art of falling apart.
Author Unknown

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