92 Today

92 Today

I wish that I could be like you—
Oh no you don’t, I’m 92.
How does it feel to be so old?
Like 1940. But not so cold.

As long as I can get about
But lockdown means I don’t go out.
Facebook is where I meet my friends
And chat about the latest trends.

Crosswords-three or four a day;
Music helps the time away;
Books and Television thrillers.
Crime, CSI, and serial killers.

Other than that, it’s food and drink,
Something special today, I think.
Lobster and sparkling wine awaits,
I’ll relish that, till the plague abates.

So do we say: Hip hip hooray!
I got to 92 today?
I miss my friends and family
The casual chat and cup of tea;

No great disaster and awful fears
Just f*****g boring me to tears.

About the author

LaurelC
169 Up Votes
Artist and writer, retired seafarer. Author (with late husband Bill) of best selling "Sell Up and Sail" Cruised under sail nearly 100,00 miles until the age of 83.

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Kes
13th Mar 2021
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Thanks for voting!
Belated birthday wishes to you. Sounds like you are doing ok, I hope so.
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Happy 92nd birthday - hoping you can celebrate later in the year 🙂

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