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In the Eye of the Tiger

A Conversation between My Cat and Dog

If, I Had It All To Do Over!

Twilight Honor

A Portrait of my Life

Fifty Years of Tears

Eternal Rest

Do You Remember When?

Mirrow Reflctions

Who Knew?

"Jack Who?"

Ain't That a Shame?

Hopefully, They will Say...

Does It Matter?

Love Found

Who Knew?

My Little Dog named-Art

Yesterday's Autumn

A Bowl of Cheers?

I Say!

My Quest

Near Miss

Dreams of Yesterday

Do You Remember?


When is it all going to end?


Just Let It Be

La Vie en Rose

Heads in the Sand?

If I've Learned Anything!

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I've lived a Lot

When my time is up, and
I’ve become ashes to ashes,
dust in the wind,
think of me and what
I’ve done and where
I’ve been.

To the snow covered mountains,
desert so low and hot.
Across the oceans blue and deep,
to the world cities a lot.

I’ve carried a rifle strapped across
my back, guarded big iron birds
from attack.

I’ve plowed fields of yellow corn,
lifted bails of hay into a big
red barn.

I’ve fished the rivers and lakes,
made candy and cakes.

I’ve had many a friend,
and a enemy or two.
But that’s life,
that’s what we do.

I’ve loved and been loved,
that’s like flying high
on the wings of a snow white dove.

I lived in a time when the world
was upside down, but that’s all right,
I managed to keep my feet on the ground.

Things could have been better,
but as you know,
they could have been worse.

So regrets, I have none,
and this poem is hereby done.

Mourn me not,
for I’ve lived a lot!

Jackie r. Kays

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