Now that I’m older– (Anonymous)

E. Michael Helms

(Note: I received this in my email a few years back. Hope you enjoy!)

Elmore

As I was lying around, pondering the problems of the world,

I realized that at my age I don’t really give a rat’s butt anymore.

If walking is good for your health, the postman would be immortal.

A whale swims all day, only eats fish, drinks water, but is still fat.

A rabbit runs and hops and only lives 15 years, while

A tortoise doesn’t run and does mostly nothing, yet it lives for 150 years.

And you tell me to exercise? I don’t think so.

Just grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked,

the good fortune to remember the ones I do, and the

eyesight to tell the difference.

 

 

Now that I’m older here’s what I’ve discovered:

 

1. I started out with nothing, and I still have most…

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