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Comment by Larry Alcorn on November 17, 2015 at 11:42am
Dear Daniel and Joan You are both my friends. I really admire your poem Daniel, When I Am An Old Man. That was very tender and sweet to me. Joan, I hope so much things get better for you. You are sweet to me and good friend same as Daniel in Washington.
Comment by Joan Denoo on November 16, 2015 at 4:04pm

I ran across Daniel W's poem of several years ago and I repost it here, today. I need his wisdom in the turmoil of r3cent days. 

When I am an old man

by Sentient Biped on June 21, 2013

When I am an old man...

I will be surprised I made it that far.  If I do. 

It's not that far away.

There's a good chance, I won’t.

I will consider it funny to have aches and pains. 

I already do.

I will not whine about being old. 

Or apologize for aging. 

I will consider it honorable and amazing.

I will laugh at myself for being funny looking, and bald, and having ears that stick out.

I will be proud of my past. 

I did a lot, against great odds. 

And against fierce opposition.


I will be skinny and awkward, like when I was a teenager. 

Only with more wrinkles.

I will smile a lot. 

Or not.

I won't say much. 

When I do speak, I will say thoughtful words.

I will bake sourdough bread. 

And home made pies.  

And make cornbread, and tamales.

I will putter in the garden among the bees and hens.

And grow pole beans and zucchinis. 

And grapes, and figs, and peaches. 

From my beehives, I will give packages of fresh honey, 

to nice people.

My curses will be colorful and complex. 

And used sparingly.

And aimed at the self-righteous, and self-important, and smug.

And greedy.

I will learn Spanish.

I will not consider it an insult to say "old". 

Don't whisper "old", or use euphemisms.

~ Daniel W

Comment by Craigart14 on October 11, 2015 at 3:21pm

No.  But I'm pretty sure that's why the Israelites made up the story.


Comment by Gerald Payne on October 11, 2015 at 1:21pm

And we all know that's the truth Craig????????????

Comment by Craigart14 on October 11, 2015 at 1:12pm

Lemuel Poot: The children of Lot's daughters are the forebears of the Moabites and Ammonites, two tribes later destroyed--or nearly destroyed--by the Israelites.  Their lowly, sinful origin made a good excuse for just a little more God-willed genocide, even though the father of these two lowly tribes was Abraham's nephew. 


Comment by John Jubinsky on October 5, 2015 at 2:58pm

Too many priests want to rule over little boys.

Comment by Plinius on October 5, 2015 at 12:44am

Priest must have a sick personality...

Comment by James Megonigal on October 5, 2015 at 12:16am

Thought this was interesting example of betrayal of trust.

Priest arrested after pointing weapon at young Cowboys fan

Comment by Hex5 on August 6, 2015 at 3:45am
Check out a website called evil i assure you there is nothing evil about it its about the regular bible so i guess it is kinda evil, but its a very interesting site full of lovely articals i found myself thumbing through it for hours. Well maybe a hour but still it was a hour i deeply enjoyed its very informative and is perfect to use in your next debate with a christian
Comment by Lemual Poot on July 9, 2015 at 8:33pm

Great story about Gough's Cave.  So the Brits used to eat each other eh?  "Waste not want not."  Must have tasted bitter.  The French were probably more sour than anything else.  The Spanish were probably the tastiest of the lot.


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