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Brain and Cake.

I'm quite concerned about my weight,
It's been increasing some, of late.
I'm having trouble with my clothes,
The cakes don't help I do suppose.

I used to think I was quite fit,
But now I've got these flabby bits.
If I care to look around
My arse is dragging on the ground.

I think that it must be my age,
My tiny brain will not engage.
My fingers tremble over keys,
Accompanied by knocking knees.

I do not want to frighten you,
Just because I'm feeling blue.
It's just, I've had these thoughts before,
And, bugger me, I'm twenty four! !
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Owain Glyn

Submitted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 02, 2013


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The debilitating affects of age and cakes.

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  • Danny Draper (6/18/2013 5:14:00 PM)

    A good write and I m ow your concerns. Greatly funny and frighteningly realistic last line.

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  • Karen Sinclair (5/19/2013 1:25:00 PM)

    omg lol this had my tittering... i know this only too well... and the ending was a cute twist... humour is defiantly my favourite genre these days, a refreshing moment from so many tears gloom and roses... bravo dear owain

  • Elena Sandu (4/30/2013 9:12:00 PM)

    Hahaha not only wise and deep but full of wit! What would we do if we won't have the choice to laugh at self? Lovely poem, thank you for share!

  • Valerie Dohren (4/23/2013 10:02:00 AM)

    Know just where you are coming from here - good laugh Owain, great poem, much enjoyed.

  • Aria Siren (4/20/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    Hahaha I love it :) It's fabulous when a poem can make you smile. Really enjoyed.

    My knees crack when I bend
    Lately oreos have been a loyal friend
    I lose balance from standing up
    I no longer look cool saying 'zup? '
    I'm getting old and it's not funny
    What could be more over the hill than 20?
    :)

  • Lynne Fincherspringarden (4/20/2013 6:34:00 AM)

    Cake must be natures antidote for a stressful life. There are worse things in life. Love your sense of humor.

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