Joe Hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,110 Points (Drogheda, Ireland)

A Healthy Life - Poem by Joe Hughes

I've got Germolene for spots,
Head and Shoulders for my scalp.
I've got Olay for my dry skin,
Vaseline for hands so chapped.

I take vitamin C for colds,
Cod liver oil for creaking bones.
These pills and potions cost so much,
Soon I'll need a large bank loan.

I swallow vitamin B for mental health,
A glass or two of wine each day.
I do sudokas by the bookload
To keep Alzheimer's signs at bay.

I go swimming, walking, climbing,
Eat fruit and veg five times a day.
I keep clear of ham and red meat,
My once blond hair is turning grey.

I'm so busy, busy, busy,
My health and fitness gives me strife.
On reflection I'm convinved -
I'd better get myself a life!


Comments about A Healthy Life by Joe Hughes

  • (2/7/2010 4:09:00 PM)


    I can relate to this. Wry and pleasing. (Report) Reply

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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (12/28/2009 5:50:00 PM)


    very good... awesome!


    obed d.c.
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  • (12/28/2009 5:21:00 PM)


    haha I enjoyed your humour....

    : o))) Ruthie
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 28, 2009



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