THE BIG 80
Today, dear-Lord, Im 80, and theres so much I havent done.
I hope dear Lord youll let me live until Im 81.
But then, if I havent finished all I want to do,
Would you let me stay awhile, until Im 82.
So many places I want to go, so very much to see,
Do you suppose you could manage to make it to 83?
The world is changing very fast, there is so much in store,
Id like very much to live until Im 84.
And if by then Im still alive, Id like to stay till 85!
More planes are in the air, so Id really like to stick!
And see what happens to the world when I turn 86.
I know dear Lord, its much to ask,
(and it must be nice in Heaven)
But Id really like to stay, until Im 87.
I know by then I wont be fast, and sometimes will be late,
But it would be so pleasant to be around at 88.
Ive seen so many things, and had a wonderful time.
So,Im sure that Ill be willing to leave
At the age of 89 maybe
Just one more thing Id like to say, dear Lord,
And I thank you kindly.
But if its okay with you, Id love to live past 90!
Celebrating Jack J. Scott's 80th year. Return to Woodspoint. Return to Stith Valley.
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