Tuesday, 28 April 2015

THE A TO Z CHALLENGE 2015: Y IS FOR YOUNG AT HEART:

 WELCOME TO THE PENULTAMATE LETTER
OF THE A TO Z CHALLENGE 2015:
AS USUAL I WILL CHOOSE A SONG TITLE
THEN WRITE MY OWN POEM:

is for
YOUNG AT HEART
RECORDED BY 
FRANK SINATRA:

 Even if you look like this
One can be young at heart.
If you have inner happiness
You have a head start.
 
Beauty come from within.
It's very often said.
Just count your blessing each night
Before you retire to bed.
 
When you arise in the morning,
Be positive about the coming day.
Put a smile on your face
As you go about your way/
 
No matter what your age be,
Travelling can be still on the cards.
A holiday abroad can be so benifical
Don't think about it being hard.
 
Should you go to the local park
Why not go down the children's slide?
I do and have in the past,
As I watched my grandchildren "Hide"
 
 
I have a birthday on the horizon,
As I turn another page,
Another page in my life
But I won't tell you my age.
 
I don't care how many lines
Etch my face.
As long as I'm young at heat.
I still belong to the human race.
 
Copyright Yvonne Lewis 2015:
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30 comments:

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    1. Thanks for your comment Hareen, much appreciated.

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    1. I try to be Alex, thanks for the visit.

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  3. Well said Yvonne! That cartoon gave me a chuckle. Last night was a very long night....researching into the wee morning hours doing my X post. I think we all need a break!

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    1. Thanks Sharon for your lovely comment.

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  4. Beautiful poem. It sure speaks to me. The wrinkles may not go away. I try to be young at heart every day. Life's better that way.

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    1. Many thanks Beverly for your kind words and visit.

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  5. Hi human, Yvonne,

    You youthful resonance, the joys of your inner child, no matter you age, brings forth the wonders, the curiosity that makes you forever young. On the horizon birthday thoughts, your way.

    Penny :)

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    1. Many thanks Penny for your great comment, Give my love to Gary,

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  6. Being young at heart makes one think and act like a youngster. The opposite holds true, too! It is a choice with not that much of a choice.One has to think young! Wonderful lines Yvonne!

    Hank

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    1. Many thanks for your great comment Hank.Also taking the trouble to visit.
      Yvonne.

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  7. Young at heart can take one far

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  8. I love the "bags under my eyes" picture quote. I maybe young but I share that sentiment. ;P

    My mom has a birthday coming up soon and she's dreading it. I can see she fears getting older, but she is so young and lively and strong and beautiful. Just like you, Yvonne. :)

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  9. Thanks Chrys for the the beautiful comment, I don't like birthdays as the only card I get is from my son in Spain. My other two children here in the UK don't want me in theri lives which means my four teenage grandchildren I never see and my only grand daughter's birthday is the same as mine, I do miss being a mum and a grandmother,
    Yvonne.

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  10. Young at heart you are. You remind me of Bilbo Baggins, trying new things and going on adventures. Nice choice today, as usual!

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    1. Thanks for your great comment Gregg, much appreciated.
      Bilbo Baggins.

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  11. Youth is all in the state of mind... where that state I have forgotten. lol.

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    1. Oh I do get my off days and wanders to another state but basically I'm Yoiung at Heart.
      Thanks for the comment,
      Yvonne.

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  12. Yes maam. Frank and I decided this year that we are not getting old....our kids are. I love the song you used.

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    1. That's the spirit. Hope all goes well for you and Frank.
      Thanks for the comment.
      Yvonne.

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  13. Another page. Another part of the adventure. I'd say you're ready to take it on, singing and writing poetry all the way.

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    1. Don't forget my tambourine Lee....lol
      Thanks for the cooment and visit.
      Yvonne.

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  14. Good advice!
    Have a happy birthday!

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    1. Thanks Sherry, my birthday isn't until next week,
      Thanks for the comment and visit.
      Yvonne.

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  15. I could not agree more. Old is when you can no longer take care of yourself.

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  16. Thanks for the comment Stephen, there are things I am unable to do......only because I don't know how to.
    Yvonne.

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  17. A lovely poem, and a cute cartoon! Happy early birthday, Yvonne!

    Julie

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  18. Many thanks Julie, actually my birthday (and my grand daughter's) is next week-end.
    Yvonne.

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