Fading

Eraser

There will be days
For telemark turns,
Nordic kick glides,
And windsurfing jibes…

 

But, the doc says,
When stuck at your desk,
Clench and unclench
Your stomach and butt.

 

Drink lots of water.
It’ll make you pee.
For to pee, you see,
Will make you move.

(Source: “Fountain of Fading Youth”, 40×41: Midlife Crisis Postponed)

First, third and fourth stanzas of a lighthearted (inane?) poem about physical aging with a “Do as I say, not as I do!” wrap-up. I find that laughing – especially at myself – is quite possibly the best form of therapy.

Suffering from the midlife blues? Double up on deep belly laughter!

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