This crowded life of God's good giving
No man has relished more than I;
I've been so goldarned busy living
I've never had the time to die.
So busy fishing, hunting, roving,
Up on my toes and fighting fit;
So busy singing, laughing, loving,
I've never had the time to quit.
I've never been one for thinking
I've always been the action guy;
I've done my share of feasting, drinking,
And lots of wenching on the sly.
What all the blasted cosmic show meant,
I've never tried to understand;
I've always lived just for the moment,
And done the thing that came to hand.
And now I'll toddle to the garden
And light a good old Henry Clay.
I'm ninety odd, so Lord, please pardon
My frequent lapses by the way.
I'm getting tired; the sunset lingers;
The evening star serenes the sky;
The damn cigar burns to my fingers . . .
I guess . . . I'll take . . . time off . . . to die.
The sunset lingers, the evening stars serenes the sky... great expression! This is one of my favorite poems! !
I like this one
Like the humor it is so refreshing...this is such an enjoyable read...I am well pleased you live your life so freely and happily....who could ask for more? ?
Wow. Humourous, yet understandable. An enjoyable read.
This is to Nenita 24 Mbaye.This is not dating site, beside, the man has been dead for more than 50 years and he was happily maried, .....................
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem
Compliments of the day to you. I am Miss nenita fred I am single,23yrs.However How are you? hope you are fine and in perfect condition of health.I went through your profile and i read it and took intersest in it, if you don't mind i will like to know you much better, although i came online to look for a true and loving man that is ready for a true, honest and loving relationship and will be able to take good care of me if you are the kind of man am talking about then send me a mail now on my private email (firstname.lastname@example.org) included, so that i will tell you all about myself and a picture of myself.looking forward to hear from you, thanks and God bless miss nenita