Celebrate’ Old Age!!, Dr Shahid Siddiqui
Since there is lot of interest in Age/Ageing, here are some…………
A for arthritis,
B for bad back,
C is for chest pains. Perhaps cardiac?
D is for dental replacements and decline,
E is for eyesight can’t read that top line.
F is for fissures and fluid retention
G is for gas (which I’d rather not mention)
H high blood pressure (I’d rather have lo)
I for incisions with scars you can’t show.
J is for joints, that now fail to flex
K is for my knees that crack when they’re bent
L is for pain in lower back
N for neurosis, pinched nerves and stiff neck
O is for osteo- and all bones that crack
P for prescriptions, I have quite a few Give me another pill; I’ll be good as new!
Q is for queasiness. Wine or flu?
R is for reflux– one meal turns into two
S is for sleepless nights, counting my fears
T for tinnitus–I hear bells in my ears
U is for urinary: difficulties with flow
V is for vertigo, that’s “dizzy”, you know.
W is worry, now what’s going ’round?
X is for X ray– and what might be found.
Y for another year I’ve left behind
Z is for zest that I still have my mind!