Will I Make It To A Hundred? Poem by Cowboy Ron Williams

Will I Make It To A Hundred?

Rating: 4.2


I don't know
if I will ever
make it to a hundred.

I've been around
for a little while now.

I saw World War Two
come to an end,
and I've seen the death
of many a friend.

Some of those
were even my
Poem Hunter friends.

Tom Billsborough is now gone,
and so is Daniel Brick.

There's someone else
that I forgot;
I guess my head's too thick.

If I don't make it
to a hundred,
there is no cause to whine.

I'm getting close,
so very close,
this is poem ninety-nine!

Will I Make It To A Hundred?
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Cowboy Ron Williams 29 July 2021

I wish Poem Hunter would not add line breaks where they do not belong! I am almost ready to move to AllPoetry!

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I thought I had already left two comments on this a couple of days ago, but they do not show up yet. Poem Hunter is messed up!

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I think this is very funny!

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Kim Barney 30 July 2021

I love the subtle humor in this one, and the surprise punch line at the end!

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Love this poem for its honesty and humour. I am sure you will make to 100

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Kim Barney 13 January 2022

Congratulations! You made it to 100 and then some! You now have 107 poems!

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Bharati Nayak 13 January 2022

I think I have commented on this poem, but find none.A fine poem, thanks for sharing.We hope to read many more.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 04 August 2021

Of course you will dear Ron! 5 Stars full Enjioyed very much your thought-provoking poem, at least I have give this response dear Ron

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Evelyn Judy Buehler 04 August 2021

A wonderful poem, with sad and funny parts. I love the picture.5 stars.

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Susan Williams 01 August 2021

I love reading your poetry---your goal must be 200

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