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Ten Thousand Miles

Although ten thousand miles from meO’er mighty oceans, land and seaHalfway around the world she livesBut still her heart to me she gives I can’t believe it happened to meTo love I was as blind as blind can beBut then I met you from out of the blueAnd now I can see and know love […]

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Mother’s Day

‘Twas in the merry month of MayThat I awoke on Mother’s DayAnd opened up the window for fresh airWhen who to my surprise appeared before my eyesAs if forever waiting patiently there? I couldn’t believe my eyes and blurted forth her nameMother … mother, what are you doing here?How is it you are able on […]

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Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wallWhich really wasn’t a wall at allIt’s rather a photo of a man on a wallWhich hangs there until it will finally fall Such a photo was that of Sigmund FreudWhose use of cocaine was like an opioidAlong with Darwin and Marx his figure stood tallUntil at last from the […]

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Senior Parade

Hear ye, hear ye, all ye who are ableWhether healthy, strong, faint-hearted or feebleThis you must hear if old age you hold dearThe Senior Parade is Saturday, April 24th this year Now this is good reason to jump up and shoutAnd for seniors from indoors to arise and come outWe can start with a rendezvous […]

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More Than I Prayed For

God is good, God is gracious, God is full of loveOpen up your heart to God and you’ll get blessings from aboveFrom way beyond the clouds above with love He’ll fill your heartAnd you will know that from your heart He ne’er will depart I’ll never know why God chose me to count Him as […]

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Poetic Rag

The funniest thing I ever readIn the West Side Rag is best left unsaidThere are so many funny stories thereThat to publish mine here is a bit of a dare The Rag is so erudite, full of wisdom and knowledgeThat to live on the Upper West Side is a color-blind privilegeI live in the Bloomingdale […]

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Seniors in the Dark

Visions of 2020 are some of the worst that I’ve seen‘Twas the Year of the Plague known as Covid 19Everything closed and we were shut up at homeIt cramped my legs and my style cause I love to roam Free as a bird I used to be (as all with vision could plainly see)Until my […]

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Ostrich Man

Ostrich Man, Ostrich Man – his head stuck in the sandHe don’t wanna, he don’t wanna, never ever understandI don’t blame him, I don’t shame him, neither do I careHe can’t help it – born that way – born an Ostrich Man I was that man until I learned to love the Lord, my SaviorLived […]

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Christian Yoga

Come praise your Creator in Central ParkWatch exercise videos by Emily LarkStretch and relax in the fresh air and sunIt’s good for your health and a lot of fun. Bring a bottle of water and a yoga matDon’t worry ’bout being too old or fatEarly risers can get there at the crack of dawnWhile sleepyheads […]

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Rocking Chair Yoga

I got a lean mean swivel seat rocking chairI got a lean mean 5 wheel rocking chairI mean I got a lean mean reclining seat rocking chairI love my lean mean and portable Rocking Chair! I put a massage unit on my rocking chairDo my muscle massage and chair yoga thereI can take it cross […]