Beryl Harrison

Rookie (27-11-1939 / Fleetwood)

Too Late Now - Poem by Beryl Harrison

I wish I'd looked after my body before it got too old,
I wish when I was told too clean my teeth I'd done as I was told,
I wish I'd taken my codliver oil before it got too late,
before my joints and extremities went past there sell by date.
I wish I'd creamed my face each night before I went to bed,
then it wouldn't look so lived in, it would be smooth and taut instead.
I wish that I had exercised rather than lounging round,
You only notice things like that when gravity pulls things down.
I think I'll turn over a new leaf, do every thing I said,
I think I'll start tomorrow if I can just get out of bed.

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  • (6/19/2007 5:14:00 AM)

    ha ha lots of laughs for this one, the big IF ONLY! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 13, 2011

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