OT: For those of "a certain age"

John sessomsj at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 16 17:22:13 EDT 2017


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAqssappnxs

Google Play wants me to join up for $10 a month to listen to it.

On 8/14/2017 11:27, Daniel J. Matyola wrote:
> My Get Up and Go
> <https://play.google.com/music/m/Tzvrnsdmytospne54qhkobltk7e?signup_if_needed=1&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=lyrics>
> Pete Seeger
> <https://play.google.com/music/preview/Asptwilraxsrzuavhzlxvxpvm3e?utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=lyrics>
>
> How do I know my youth is all spent?
> My get up and go has got up and went
> But in spite of it all I'm able to grin
> And think of the places my get up has been.
>
> Old age is golden so I've heard said
> But sometimes I wonder as I crawl into bed
> With my ears in a drawer, my teeth in a cup
> My eyes on the table until I wake up.
> As sleep dims my vision I say to myself:
> Is there anything else I should lay on the shelf?
> But though nations are warring and business is vexed
> I'll stick around to see what happens next.
>
> How do I know my youth is all spent?
> My get up and go has got up and went
> But in spite of it all I'm able to grin
> And think of the places my get up has been.
>
> When I was young my slippers were red,
> I could kick up my heels right over my head.
> When I was older my slippers were blue,
> But still I could dance the whole night thru.
> Now I am older my slippers are black,
> I huff to the store and I puff my way back.
> But never you laugh; I don't mind at all,
> I'd rather be huffing than not puff at all.
>
> How do I know my youth is all spent?
> My get up and go has got up and went
> But in spite of it all I'm able to grin
> And think of the places my get up has been.
>
> I get up each morning and dust off my wits
> Open the paper and read the obits
> If I'm not there I know I'm not dead
> So I eat a good breakfast and go back to bed.
>
> How do I know my youth is all spent?
> My get up and go has got up and went
> But in spite of it all I'm able to grin
> And think of the places my get up has been.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdNQt4a6f7g
>
> Dan Matyola
> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
>

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