Musings of An Old Man

by Brian K. Moore

BILL BENDELE THE BIG MAN

This poem is preceded by talk about Bill’s value to the club and about how if he fell short in anything he could just make it up in sheer size.

POEM

A big…

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TOM IRWIN HAS JOINED US

Tom Irwin has joined us I feel
For a reason I’ll shortly reveal

He had no chance of eating
With his wife at the meeting

And him sitting home with no…

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JOE APPLESEED

This jingle was written for Joe Mc Kaskle after he ram rodded the sale of over 1,000 apple trees.

HIS NAME IS JOE
HE’S ON THE GO

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LINUS’ CANE

WHEN TIRED OF STANDING ON HIS FEET
YOU’LL FIND HIM SITTING ON HIS SEAT

LINUS CANE IS NOT IN Read It

MYSTERY BUS TRIP 2002

POEM ABOUT MYSTERY TRIP 2002
TO CATALINA ISLAND
(This poem will make up in quantity what it lacks in quality)

Now that this trip of mystery,Read It

PIE POEM

TODAY OUR HEARTS ARE FILLED WITH JOY
CAUSE ALL THESE GIRLS AND JUST ONE BOY

MADE

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SECRETARY’S DAY

WE THOUGHT THE MEETING WOULD BE MERRY
IF WE WOULD BRING OUR SECRETARY

WITHOUT THESE GALS WE COULD NOT

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WELCOME LADIES

KIWANIANS COME IN MANY FORMS
BIG AND TALL AND LITTLE
THERE’S THEM THAT’S THIN
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ANNIVERSARY 66!

TO PHYLLIS, MY LOVE
FOR OUR ANNIVERSARY 66

PHYLLIS, MY LOVE, DO YOU KNOW THAT IT’S TRUE
SEVENTY Read It

65 YEARS OF HAPPINESS

TO MY PHYLLIS:
FOR 65 YEARS OF HAPPINESS

WE KNEW THE THRILL OF LOVE’S BEGINNING
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ANNIVERSARY 64

TO MY PILLUS

FOR SIXTY FOUR

WONDERFUL YEARS

OF MARRIAGE

AT OUR ANNIVERSARY 64,
IT’S STILL MY PILLUS I…

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ANNIVERSARY 62…WHOOPS!

ONE YEAR AGO I WROTE A POEM,
FOR ANNIVERSARY 63,

IT WAS A REAL NICE POEM,
AS NICE AS IT…

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ANNIVERSARY 63

TO MY BEAUTIFUL WIFE ON OUR 63RD
WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

MY LOVING WIFE
AS YOU CAN SEE,

YOU’VE SHARED MY Read It

MY LOVE FOR YOU

MY LOVE FOR YOU WAS MEANT TO BE,
FOR ALL OF TIMEETERNITY.

I’VE LOVED YOU AS YOUNG LOVERS

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ANNIVERSARY 60

Photocopy of My Card for Phyllis

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ANNIVERSARY 59

Photocopy from Anniversary Poems Notebook

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ANNIVERSARY 58

Photocopy from Anniversary Poems Notebook

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ANNIVERSARY 57

Photocopy from Anniversary Poems Notebook

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ANNIVERSARY 55

Photocopy from Anniversary Poems Notebook

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ANNIVERSARY 53

Photocopy from Anniversary Poems Notebook

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ANNIVERSARY 52

OF ALL THE GOOD THINGS
THAT I EVER DID DO,

THE VERY BEST
WAS MARRYING YOU,

AND:

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ANNIVERSARY 50

Date: 50 Years Plus 4 Days

WHILE THOUGHTS OF THE PAST
AND OUR MEMORIES FILL US

I LOOK AT MY WIFERead It

ANNIVERSARY 49

49 YEARS!

WE’VE BEEN MARRIED FORTY NINE
AND IT’S FINE

WE COULD SAY THAT IT’S A SIGN
THAT WE Read It

ANNIVERSARY 47

I LOOKED AROUND TO FIND A CARD
ALL FULL OF MUSH AND GOO.

FOR I WAS TRYING VERY HARDRead It

I BOUGHT A CARD

I BOUGHT A CARD FOR YOU TODAY

BUT THERE’S NO WAY A CARD CAN SAY

THE LOVE MY HEART

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HOW DO I REMEMBER GLENN?

Read at Glenn McConnell’s funeral

HOW DO I REMEMBER GLENN?
DOWN AT THE LUMBER YARD
I REALLY CAN’T REMEMBER WHEN
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ANNIVERSARY 67

Anniversary 67, I face it alone
For the love of my life forever is gone

My life now is full of sadness and grief
But the wonderful memories, do bring some relief

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CATCHING UP WITH WILLARD

WHEN I WAS BORN – SO I’VE BEEN TOLD
WILLARD WAS ALREADY FOUR YEARS OLD

MY AGE WAS ZERO

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ANYONE CAN WRITE A POEM

SOMETIMES IF YOU’RE NOT A DUNCE
YOU’LL WRITE A POEM ALL AT ONCE

BUT GENERALLY, TO MAKE A RHYME
YOU

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ODE TO A BASIC COFFEE POT

WE LIKE OUR BASIC COFFEE POT
BUT NOT BECAUSE OF WHAT IT’S GOT
WE LIKE IT MOST FOR WHAT

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DALE EVANS

Author – actress – benefactress
That’s how we perceive her

And when she speaks to us today
You know we will believe her

For Dale’s…

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MR. AND MRS. DODDER

NOW DAYS WE DODDER TO THE DOOR
WE USED TO STRIDE WITH EASE
WE JUST AIN’T GOT IT ANYMORE
WE…

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HOW DO I REMEMBER GLENN?

Read at Glenn McConnell’s funeral
1988

HOW DO I REMEMBER GLENN?
DOWN AT THE LUMBER YARD
I REALLY CAN’T REMEMBER WHEN

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AFFLICTED EAR

AFFLICTED EAR WHEN AN EAR IS AFFLICTED
IT CAN BE PREDICTED

THAT SOUNDS, ONCE SHARP AND CLEAR,
ARE

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SHE CALLS ME DADDY

MY LITTLE MARGIE, AS A TOT,
CALLED ME DADDY QUITE A LOT

MY GROWING MARGIE, AS A TEEN,
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POME IN HONOR OF PRESIDENT DIEEN

By Myron K. Bore

THE FIRST TIME THAT I MET DIEEN
SHE WAS ONLY SEVENTEEN
AND SURE TO BE A…

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