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March 18, 2012

Creaky knees - SOLC #18


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Creeeeakkk... crack.... POP!
When I walk upstairs
My knees like to complain
About how much
I trudge up and down.

I never thought that my joints
Could feel so crispy and crunchy
At the ripe old age
of 42 and one half.

Bad knees run in my family
I try to fight the possibility
Will I need new ones
or can I make
my originals last?

For now I just keep
w a l k i n g
Hoping my attempts
at more exercise
will help my
creaky
CRACKing
popping
worn out
knees.

3 comments:

  1. Sorry about your knees, but the poem's sound effects are awesome--"crispy and crunchy"! Hope the exercise helps your "originals last."

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  2. Your poor knees! You captured the sounds of creaky knees perfectly. Let's hope to get lots more use out of them! Keep walking!

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  3. Chris, this was a great description of your poor knees! Keep exercising though. . . it's suppose to help. ;-)

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