Wednesday, July 23, 2008

ABC Wednesday--A


Arnold the Teddy Bear is sitting in his wagon with his ABC blocks and his colouring book with a picture of An Apple on the front cover.

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The wall behind Arnold has been decorated with Alphabet wallpaper.
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Yes it is ABC Wednesday over At Mrs. Nesbitt's blog.
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And isn't this Apropos for today!
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The Alphabet of Aging:
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A - is for Arthritis,
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B - is for bad back.
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C - is for chest pains. Perhaps cardiac?
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D - is for dental decay And decline.
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E - is for eyesight - can't read that top line.
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F - is for fissures And fluid retention,
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G - is for gas (which I'd rather not mention);
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H - is for high blood pressure (I'd rather have low),
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I - is for incisions with scars you can show.
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J - is for joints, that now fail to flex.
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L - is for libido - what happened to sex?
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K - is for my knees that crack when they're bent,
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M - is for (Please forgive me, my Memory Ain't worth A cent.)
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N - is for neurosis, pinched nerves And stiff neck,
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O - is for osteo-And All bones that crack;
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P - is for prescriptions, I have quite A few.
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Q - is for queasiness. Fatal or flu?
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R - is for reflux - one meal turns into two.
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S - is for sleepless nights, counting my fears,
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T - is for tinnitus - I hear bells in my ears;
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U - is for urinary... difficulties with flow,
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V - is for vertigo, that's "dizzy", you know.
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W - is for worry, now what's going 'round?
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X - is for X ray - And what might be found!
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Y - is for Another year I've left behind
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Z - is for zest that I still have my mind.
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I’ve survived All the symptoms my body's deployed,
And kept twenty-six doctors gainfully employed!
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Authour : Unknown
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Bear((( )))

11 comments:

Mental P Mama said...

I hope you are feeling okay today...{{{}}}

sablonneuse said...

Oh, (groan) I can relate to quite a few lines in that poem!
Hope your state of health is improving.

Wendy said...

hahahahaha - I thought you wrote that. It was so funny! I thought, oh, now bear naked is rhyming in her blog too! Loved, loved your poem on my blog.
Hugs.

feistysideoffifty said...

I laughed out loud as I went through the alphabet and considered my own "soup" of conditions and maladies. Actually, my favorite it the memory thing. I feel blessed because, for me, ever day is a fresh start!

Suburbia said...

Love your little bear!!

JeanMac said...

Hope all is well.

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

I resemble the letter D.

I hope you're doing okay and are on the mend.

David said...

M is for "More T 3's" please
My head has many staples in it today, and it hurts.

CherryPie said...

Great photo and poem :-)

Minnesotablue said...

I love that poem and can relate to all of it. Wishes for a speedy recovery

VP said...

Hope you feel better soon.