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Age Knocked on My Door


My head is in a real bad state

My memory is running late

I feel like I am going mad

My eyesight now is really bad

My teeth have now come to an end

Impossible to ever mend

My confidence has been destroyed

Through all the things I once enjoyed

My body is slowly packing up

I'm full of broken veins

My bones which now need oiling

Are filled with aches and pains

Gravity has got a grip

The lines are clearly showing

Moustache and beard have just appeared

Facial hair is growing

My hair is thin, my eyes are dim

My ears no longer hear

It's time to face reality

Old age is finally here

All I seem to do these days

Is eat and watch the telly

Which makes it easy to explain

This rather fat round belly

My body is slowly dying

Still I try to look my best

There is no harm in trying

As I face eternal rest

I used to be afraid of death

But now I'm not so sure

It's something I've accepted

Since age knocked on my door.

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