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I'm Awfully Well for the Shape I'm In


There’s nothing whatever the matter with me;
I’m just as healthy as I can be.
I have arthritis in both of my knees;
And when I talk, I talk with a wheeze.
My pulse is weak, and my blood is thin,
But I’m awfully well for the shape I’m in.

Arch supports I have for my feet,
Or I wouldn’t be able to walk on the street.
Sleep is denied me night after night,
And every morning I look a sight.
My memory is failing; my head is in a spin,
But I’m awfully well for the shape I’m in.

The moral is, as this tale was to unfold,
That for you and me who are growing old,
It is better to say, “I’m fine,” with a grin,
Than to let them know the shape we’re in.
—Pearl Waddell, Anniston, AL

 “Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt” -Colossians 4:6

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