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Beware!

Don-1931
Don-1931

COPD has lots of friends that follow it about.

It's bad enough to deal with it without them spreading doubt.

Paranoia and Depression are two you need to watch.

They'll take you back a step or two and make your life a botch.

It's easy to imagine that there's no one there who cares,

And everything is difficult and life is full of snares.

Depression then will pay a call, your misery's then complete.

It's time to hear that rallying call and get back on your feet.

There's people here who really care, you can be sure of that.

Even if it's only @skischool and his very Scruffy cat.

Nothing can be quite as bad as you at first did think,

Think positive and upbeat, there's that half cup to drink.

And when you're back on course again and feeling really free

Watch out for those two nasty friends of C O P 'n 'D.

(With apologies to skischool and Sruffy)

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Love it Don as always

You’re really very good

Even on your bad days

That’s always understood

A smile you bring to us all

A great start to the day

And when any illness comes to call

You’re never far away.

Much appreciated Don and thank you. Xxxxd

Hacienda
Hacienda
in reply to sassy59

Very Good Carole, Clever You. xxxxx

Hidden
Hidden
in reply to sassy59

Wow my dear Carole very impressive. I will be expecting more from now on! 😜🌸💕

Franxx

sassy59
sassy59
in reply to Hidden

Mmmm, we’ll see lol. Xxx 😂😘💖💕

Ski's and Scruffs have not been well so we spent yesterday off the road

but now we have both perked up a bit and enjoyed dear Don's timely ode.

S &S xx

sassy59
sassy59
in reply to skischool

Hope you are both feeling better Skis. Take care xxxx

skischool
skischool
in reply to sassy59

thank you carole,yes we must rally as we should hate to miss Carole's next recital.well done you. :) xx

Don-1931
Don-1931
in reply to skischool

So glad you are both feeling bit better. Get well soon. 👍

skischool
skischool
in reply to Don-1931

You can't keep a good cat down for long. :) x

Hacienda
Hacienda
in reply to skischool

Hola Muy Buenas mis Amigos.....Wondered why you and Scruffita had been so quiet of late. Hope your now on the mend and back to your ...errrm.. Cheeky Self. ha Ha ha.. Te Queiro mi Amors, Besitos. xxxxxxx

Katinka46
Katinka46
in reply to skischool

Sorry to hear about the indisposition. I hope things are improving.

K x

skischool
skischool
in reply to Katinka46

thank you Kate,thanks to a diet of unwanted S&K pudding now unavailable to your errant Don we have indeed perked up.

S&S xx

Stumpy55
Stumpy55
in reply to skischool

Hello ski, I didn't know you was poorly, I hope you are feeling better now? Love to you both 😺xxx

skischool
skischool
in reply to Stumpy55

thank you stumpy,little bit better today.xxx

Stumpy55
Stumpy55
in reply to skischool

Good to hear Skiss, get well soon. 😺xxx

Hidden
Hidden
in reply to skischool

Poor Skis and Scruffynounette...glad you have both perked up!! Xx

Fran

skischool
skischool
in reply to Hidden

half perked up my happy friend.scruffy's better though lol :) xx

Sorry to hear you and Scruffs aren't to good Ski's. I do hope you feel much better soon. I enjoy all your banter. We have a brilliant group. Take care. x

Love it!

Only’ Skischool and Scruffinetta? What can you mean? Are you being an ungrateful toad? Watch it, mate, S&K pudding vanishing into the distance.

🍲🚴🏻‍♀️

Very small and insignificant Kate and 🦓

Do you deserve a X?

Hmmm...

Another Smiley Ode Dear Don, What would we do without our Treats to Brighten our day's. XXXXXX

Nice one Don! 😀👍🌻

Wow! Love your mind and poetry! God gave you a special gift! Janet127

Oh you are so clever @don-rhymer! I've tried to compose a half decent rhyming reply but suffice to say,I dont think the moderator's would allow it. I'm certain skischool & Scruffy will love the mention!!!

Spot on there Don. Depression is a visitor that's hard to get rid of. Sheila xx

Hidden
Hidden

Thanks to our Don-Rhymer who's odes go down a treat..I'm off to get a basin I think I'll wash my feet....Ok OK it's not Tennison or Shelly but it's the best I can at short notice 😂😂

Hidden
Hidden

Nice one Don..Laughter is a good response to depression for sure..we are lucky to have your rhymes on the forum, they are always a welcome distraction!

Thank you x

Fran

Hello Don, I agree with everyone about your poems. You lighten the mood, you turn negative into positive, and make us all laugh with your brilliant sense of humour. Thankyou for sharing yourself with all of us. God Bless you don. ✋️😉xxx

Hello Don. 👋 😊 Another brilliant masterpiece. 👍😄

Great stuff.

I've not had a good week, I blame the weather, just no energy at all, and aches and pains. Then I come on here and count my blessings, such brave folk. As a dear chap called Fred used to say - "Keep smilin' ".

Don-1931
Don-1931
in reply to Lyd12

Sorry to hearyou have had a bad week. I think that very hot weather does have that effect. It also seems to emphasis those aches and pains which you have always had but normally manage to ignore.

Very good Don. I always think what poem awaits me from Don today, I enjoy them all. They give me a lift. So Thankyou. Take care. Maggie x

Don well put I wish I could express myself like that, I am caught in one of the moments and finding it difficult to lift myself. mags

Don-1931
Don-1931
in reply to 1947Mags

It's difficult to control what goes on inside your head, Mags. Sometimes you can feel really bad about nothing in particular. I then try to concentrate my mind on places, people, or things, that have made me happy in the past. I think it was Helen who wrote about having a 'happy place'. It made me realise that I have places like that and I sometime use Google Street View to see them when I can no longer travel that far away. Weird maybe, but it works for me. ;-)

I thought it was just me! x

Once again you've hit the nail right on the head, Don! Keep 'em coming. xx Moy

This is so true x x

Brilliant

Lol as brilliant as ever. Thanks

Brilliant

Now that's what I call Hitting The Nail Right On Top Of It' Head

Don.

Pure Gold! Thanks.

Don, you are quite simply wonderful!! What would we do without you to bring a smile to us. Such a gift you have, thank you xx

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