Treasure Island

Philip Carter

(London)

My Mind Wanders


My mind wanders quite a lot
Now that I'm getting old
And I talk loud to myself
Or so I have been told
I don't remember what I say
Or even what I think
I may be going senile
Or crazy due to drink
Others drink much more than me
And seem to be alright
At least I don't have arguments
Or get into a fight
My memory is also going
It happens over time
I don't know what prompted me
To write this stupid rhyme.

Submitted: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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