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I'M NOT OLD, I'M NOT OLD

by Maude Curtis

My Grandson is getting married today.
BUT I'M NOT OLD! I'M NOT OLD!
I still feel like a kid and want to play,
AND I'M NOT OLD! I'M NOT OLD!

I've nothing to wear. Should it be Red,
Bright Blue or Basic Black?
"Wear whatever you want Mimi" he said.
Just wish I could sit in the back.

If I wear Red. I'll look like an old woman
trying to be young, but, I'M NOT OLD!
Bright Blue? I'll look like a overripe plum.
Basic Black it'll be, BUT I'M NOT OLD!

So wish me luck, that I don't trip
and I can walk so my limp won't show bold.
"Granny of the Groom, get a grip".
YOU'RE NOT OLD! YOU'RE NOT OLD!

Have I convinced you yet?
Yea, Me neither.

09/05/2009

Author's Note: Wedding Day jitters from MIMI.

Posted on 09/05/2009
Copyright © 2023 Maude Curtis

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by A. Paige White on 09/05/09 at 04:50 PM

Congratulations Mimi! LOL
I'm not old either. This is one great poem from one granny to another. My oldest grandson is just four but basic black it is just for a Nana too. Straight into my favorites, MiMi Maude!

Posted by Alison McKenzie on 09/06/09 at 05:17 AM

Awwww, the heart and soul of us stays at that ideal age, while gravity and the body and time passing force us to face aging. I'm right here with you, Maude, and I love your heart!!!

Posted by Clara Mae Gregory on 09/06/09 at 03:13 PM

NO Maude, you are not old. You convinced me-your heart said so! Relax and enjoy this wonderful event! :)

Posted by Maria Terezia Ferencz on 09/06/09 at 10:17 PM

Never let letters combined in ugly ways get to you....what we are inside can never be spelled so simply! A poem we all echo!

Posted by Charlie Morgan on 09/08/09 at 04:48 PM

...maude, did i write this and send it to you for you to post... too cool, and now we need to convince me that i'm not old...

Posted by Charlie Morgan on 09/08/09 at 06:59 PM

...congrats on the grandbaby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yahoooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Mo Couts on 07/02/11 at 08:43 PM

Charming! And, nah...you're not old!

Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 07/11/20 at 11:38 PM

Congrats on POTD!

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