Joseph Anderson

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Joseph Anderson Poems

1. Could I Be Losing You 8/24/2010
2. I Wonder 9/17/2010
3. The Church Is Calling You 9/22/2010
4. Bearded And Bewildered 3/8/2011
5. Goodnight Irene 10/7/2010
6. My Great Desire-Free Verse 8/7/2010
7. Millennium 8/12/2010
8. Batting One Thousand 12/26/2010
9. Improve Your Love Life? 5/2/2012
10. Stirring Up Memories 8/14/2010
11. 'America, America' 8/11/2010
12. Somewhere, Down The Road 9/4/2010
13. In Search 8/21/2010
14. Intelligent Design? 8/12/2010
15. Is Heaven Worth It? 4/30/2012
16. About Modern Education 10/1/2010
17. A Working Man's Blues 5/15/2012
18. Another Row To Hoe 1/18/2011
19. A Strange Dream 8/26/2010
20. Speaking Of Love 8/9/2010
21. All This And Heaven Too? 10/12/2010
22. Dear John, Dear Joe 9/9/2010
23. Brief Thoughts-Poetically 10/20/2010
24. Life Has Blessed Me 8/3/2010
25. The Spark Of Hope 8/19/2010
26. Shipping Out 5/8/2012
27. The Sword Or The Pen 5/10/2012
28. Physical Training-Air Force Style 5/30/2012
29. Adages For Any Age 12/10/2010
30. Yearning For Home 6/28/2012
31. Apology 7/7/2012
32. Did You? 8/6/2010
33. The Candle's Burning Low 8/10/2010
34. Cell Phone Sarcasms 8/22/2012
35. Love's Lesson Lost 12/30/2012
36. 'Born Agin' 9/15/2012
37. A Timely Rhyme 7/22/2012
38. Perhaps A Dream-Sonnet 8/9/2012
39. Olympiad-2012 8/13/2012
40. Nostalgia 9/7/2010
Best Poem of Joseph Anderson

A Candid View On Aging

I sat before my desk last eve
To assess my current plight;
The things I see, you might agree,
Indicate a major blight.

My heartbeat is irregular
And, likewise are my bowels;
My appetite has flown the coop
While my nervous stomach growls.

My sex drive took a wrongway turn,
On life's highway, some miles back;
My drugs for that don't seem to work
So, I'm no good in the sack.

My bones keep going crackle-pop
And my back's in constant pain;
I have fungus on my toe nails
And my garden needing rain.

My teeth and hair are getting ...

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Did You?

Perhaps at some point in time
As I lay in final rest,
Someone searching through this rhyme
Might find solace from this test-

Did you search for truth each day?
Could you laugh and shed a tear?
Were there friends along the way?
Did you have and conquer fear?

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