Racing Time

Old age is catching up with me, I’m running as fast as I can. I’m losing ground and can see, years fly faster than I planned. I ignored the sagging visage, the invading wisps of gray. No way do I envision, what the mirror has to say. I’m locked into a time frame, who is…


The Outhouse Poem

The service station trade was slow The owner sat around, With sharpened knife and cedar stick Piled shavings on the ground. No modern facilities had they, The log across the rill Led to a shack, marked His and Hers That sat against the hill. “Where is the ladies restroom, sir?” The owner leaning back, Said…


Ragged Old Flag

I walked through a county courthouse square On a park bench, an old man was sittin there. I said, “Your court house is kinda run down, He said, “No, it will do for our little town”. I said “your old flag pole kinda leaned a little bit, And that’s a ragged old flag you got…


Santa’s Retiring: Want the Job?

T’was the night before Christmas In this old coot’s house. I sat at my computer, Clicking my mouse. I’d been Christmas shopping My feet felt like lead. My head was swimming My brain cells all dead. Mamma was snoring Without any cares. I’m too tired to sleep, To tired to climb stairs. But then I…


Elvis Presley’s Senior Citizen Song

  Are You Lonesome Tonight? Are you lonesome tonight, does your tummy feel tight? Did you bring your Mylanta and Tums? Does your memory stray, to that bright sunny day… When you had all your teeth and your gums? Is your hairline receding, are your eyes growing dim? Hysterectomy for her, and it’s prostate for…


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