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"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!

Silver Bullet

The Path We Choose

A Soldier's Integrity

What is that Sound?

Back in the 50's Tonight!

A Red Rose

Golden as Gold can Be!

Robin Fly Away

You See!

The Demise of the Old Cowboy

What Will I Miss?

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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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