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I AM AN AMERICAN

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?

Ten

When is it all going to end?

Sleep

Just Let It Be

La Vie en Rose

Heads in the Sand?

If I've Learned Anything!

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Oh! Why?

I wanted to leave, I planned to leave,
I tried to leave, but leave I did not.

Day in and out day only mundane
events, as the clock ticked away and
my space evaporated quickly through
the decades and thus the world passed
me by.

Now here and now, I say unto you!
"Don’t wait to go, don’t wait to do,
don’t wait for time to devour you,
or you will end up just like I…
too old, too tired, too late."

Now all I do is sit and cry,
and asking myself…
Oh! Why,
Oh! Why?

Jackie R. Kays
06

It’s two AM  and I’ve got that melancholy feeling again…smile.





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