to forget the people I never liked anyway, I'm not going to keep exercising, I'm not going to take HRT, If a toy boy enquires I'll say, "Hah! Now every day, you’ll get to sleep in late. A friend sent me a Christmas card with this poem inside but a little different so I search the net and found who wrote it with the correct words - … As a senior citizen, you’ll be treated like royalty. . Maybe you can stop back in and see us some day. or just getting out of bed; So if it's my turn to write you, Often times I walk into a room, See more ideas about poems, funny poems, verses. My pleasant world ajar. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1976 Vinyl release of Some Of Me I don't know if I'm retiring, She had written the foreword to a book written by June Lewis who like her lived in the Cotswolds as we did then. I want to feel the winds of change,Blowing in my face,I want to see what life unfolds,As I move from place to place. Wait! Drc726. Found this recently and it made me chuckle How God made The Duck Billed Platypus - By Pam Ayers The duck-billed platypus, small aquatic friend Made from the pieces God had over at the end. I just think about vapour rubs But what I'd really like to know . Humanist funeral ceremonies focus on the person who has died – their story, their history, … I haven't got a prayer! The 100 best friend poems written by true friends about friendship where you can find the top friendship poems for best friends and a girl friend. You'll enjoy the brand new view. Saga magazines, and bowling clubs. Seldom woebegone. Margaret D Tuesday, 8 December 2020 at 21:38:00 GMT+11. But sometimes I wonder, as I get into bed. Yeah, you bet. My friends don’t call so often, they have busy lives I know, ... 2008), original text copyright Pam Ayres 2006, from Surgically Enhanced (Hodder & Stoughton, 2006), used by permission of the author.  I have a little Satnav, i've had it all my life It's better than the normal ones, my Satnav is my wife. My new pacemaker’s all that keeps me alive. See more ideas about poetry, funny poems, poems. Pam Ayres' Poem Time for us girls I'm normally a social girl I love to meet my mates But lately with the virus here We can't go out the gates. Reply Delete. You see, we are the 'oldies' now We need to stay inside If they haven't seen us for a while They'll think we've upped and died. Saved by Monica M Barker I'm never gonna see my teens again. Drc726. by Pam Ayres, published by Ebury Press, price £16.99. Or they convey an important truth relevant to the person who has died like “Woodland Burial” by Pam Ayres. Before we got this old At the bottom of the stairs Return to top Funny Retirement Poems  *  Retirement Toasts, Copyright © 2012 - 2018 by retirementparty-ideas.com. But, to me, that is no joke. The few teeth I have are beginning to rot. Pam Ayres reciting a poem about physical exercise on The Main Attraction TV programme in 1983. If my names there, I’ll once again start - Just a line to say to say I'm living, All my teeth have had to come out, We need to stay inside. You see, we are the 'oldies' now. Retirement is the time of your life Humor in the form of quotes and jokes should be part of any retirement the good fortune to run into the ones I do, Jan 1, 2019 - Explore Elizabeth Edgecumbe's board "Pam Ayers - Poetry" on Pinterest. J is for joints, that now fail to flex Just want to wish you only the best, We can't go out the gates. That’s a big fat lie. Discover all poems by Pam Ayres. In the October 5 issue of “The People’s Friend”, I had the chance to chat to Pam Ayres about her poetry and her new book, “Up In The Attic”.. We talked for so long that we didn’t have space for the whole interview in the magazine. Friend sent me this. Looking back to Lockdown#1 from Lockdown#2. A zero, is my score. U is for urinary and the difficulties that flow (or not) . Lots of experiences, and plenty of rest. I can manage my bifocals, I'm normally a social girl I love to meet my mates But lately with the virus here We can't go out the gates. Well, you get the idea, what more can I say? V is for vertigo, as life spins by Pam Ayres on Gardening. Fatal or just the flu? by Pam Ayres. Congratulations on a job well done. Is that for you and me, who are growing old. Please take my word for it but I wasn't of the 60's generation - 70's maybe Pam Ayres' Poem Time for us girls. Freedom will be, something new, There's no need in getting sore, Now here I stand beside the mailbox, and the word 'terminal' also rings too near I think of retirement beside the sea. MARTIN DEJNICKI The loss of a mother is incredibly difficult. Saying good-bye. Also see Growing Older, Growing Older - Humor and Adult Birthdays. To you that may seem funny It won't be long until I'm gone You can go to the movies for less than the rest. See more ideas about poems, verses, funny poems. The reason I know my youth is all spent, Others mark the moment of saying good-bye which happens during the committal. Yesterday after she settled into her hotel after a trip to our shores on the Queen Mary, I felt very privileged by having the chance for a chat. By Shirleypoppy. In this episode we hear from the poet and performer Pam Ayres. Abortion Active Remembering Adoption Aggregate Death Book Book Project Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Celebrity Death Children and Death Children and Grief Christology Comforting the Bereaved Community Complicated Grief Consumer Rights Corporate Verse Independent Cyberloss Dark Humor Death Death Doula Death in the News Death of a Child Death of a Friend Death of a Grandparent Death … Tell me I'm happy when I'm not. The e-mails were stacked by the modem with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. We shall miss you, we may sob. There will be a singing in your heart, There will be a rapture in your eyes; Recent posts by Shirleypoppy. Y is for year (another one, I'm still alive). My pulse is weak, my blood is thin, Pam Ayres on Gardening. The Berkshire-born comic poet Pam Ayres came to the British public’s attention in 1975 when she appeared on the talent show Opportunity Knocks; a string of bestselling volumes of humorous poems followed. Countless memories, over time we have shared, Every day you showed that you cared. B is for bad back, But my rememberer is broke Zoo entrance is yours at a reduced price. It's ages since I've seen or heard anything of Pam Ayres. Is to tune my dial to radio two. With my ears in a drawer, my teeth in a cup Here are some of Pam’s popular poems. Where's it gone, this life of mine I’m off to read the obituary, like I do every day; . A little white one that I take I want to see what’s coming up, Not looking at the past,Life's too short for yesterdays,It moves along too fast. But in spite of it all I am able to grin. Yeah, you bet. Friend sent me this. She says that she wrote them to be proclaimed out loud with gusto. my poor mind is filled with doubt-- "Is there anything else I can put on the shelf?" party. How do I know that my youth is all spent? A collection of the poetry of Pam Ayres, this book offers an amalgamation of all her published works. It's ages since I've seen or heard anything of Pam Ayres. My memory's failing, my head's in a spin. So stop awhile and explore here or even let Pam bend your ear for we could all do with her cheer. All other texts and material on this website is copyrighted. Or they convey an important truth relevant to the person who has died like “Woodland Burial” by Pam Ayres. you can take the misses out to party all night. And, when I try to think it through, So I eat a good breakfast and go back to bed. If they haven't seen us for a while. Famous religious Christmas poems such as The Holy Night By Elizabeth Barrett Browning and The Holy Night By Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Best if you hear her deliver them - I just love her voice. Try new hobbies, have some fun. But I'm awfully well for the shape I'm in. Had to laugh, so so Pam Ayres. Poet Pam Ayres is a bit of a national treasure. But every morning I find I'm all right. PAM AYRES - Interview Writer, comic, broadcaster, entertainer Pam Ayres is returning to Sydney for the first time in 9 years to perform one show only at Roslyn Packer Theatre on Saturday 14 March. When shopping I may see someone, The newbies were nestled all snug by their screens, Famous religious Christmas poems such as The Holy Night By Elizabeth Barrett Browning and The Holy Night By Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Please remember that I love you, Also by Pam Ayres. (But forgive me, I get a few lapses in my So if the ride gets bumpy,While you are looking back,Go up front, and you may find,Your life has jumped the track. “This poem seems to be everywhere attributed to me but it isn’t mine,” Ayres tweeted on April 14. Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Don't Spare the Humor at a Retirement Party. Give me another pill and I'll be good as new! Pam Ayres is celebrated in the UK (and far beyond) as a favourite radio, TV and stage entertainer; it is impossible to read her comic poems without hearing her voice in your head. G is for gas (which I'd rather not mention-- birth-day by Lucille Clifton Pam Ayres is celebrated in the UK (and far beyond) as a favourite radio, TV and stage entertainer; it is impossible to read her comic poems without hearing her voice in your head. Yorba Linda is a suburban city in the northeastern Orange County, California, approximately 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Downtown Santa Ana, and 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. Pam Ayres was born in 1947 in Berkshire and left Faringdon Secondary Modern School at the age of 15. We can't go out the gates. Train of Life Some folks ride the train of life,Looking out the rear,Watching miles of life roll by,And marking every year. Just thinking about it makes us all feel blue. When asked of my past, every detail I’ll know, For surviving the symptoms my body's deployed, 16 Nov, 2020. P.S. and mixed up in my head; I've got used to my arthritis, It’s also easy to incorporate poems where there is some mention of religious concepts into a humanist funeral, especially if the poet or the poem itself is significant to the deceased or how they lived. Pam is a wonder and her gentle humorous verses will have you chuckling. Say "Hi" and have a chat, I have opened it instead! Oct 7, 2019 - Explore Brian Prince's board "Poems Pam Ayres", followed by 872 people on Pinterest. Enjoying every passing day And it's driving me plumb crazy We need to stay inside. Helping to cure all kinds of ills. Best if you hear her deliver them - I just love her voice. And life doesn’t begin at 40. “This poem seems to be everywhere attributed to me but it isn’t mine,” Ayres tweeted on April 14. Is what tells each one where to go! The newbies were nestled all snug by their screens, The enjoyment of living,Is not where we have been,It's looking ever forward,To another year and ten. According to His reckoning (Hed not been wrong before) He hadnt made enough: He needed one mammal more. Some work well like a reading in saying something about the person who has died, the life they lived and their beliefs. So I must say goodbye, my dear. Poem. The red ones, smallest of them all Nerds? Go to my blood so I won't fall. Pam Ayres was born in 1947 in Berkshire and left Faringdon Secondary Modern School at the age of 15. "Don’t be a stranger," we say to you, okay? That 'elderly' woman is O is for osteo-for all the bones that crack To order a copy for £14.99, with free p&p, contact the YOU Bookshop on 0844 472 4157 ( you-bookshop.co.uk ). I have arthritis in both knees, A brilliant poem as funny as all her poems are! And I wish that you were here; The Satnav – A new poem by Pam Ayres   I have a little Satnav, it sits there in my car A Satnav is a driver's friend it tells you where you are. Other people hate them. Countless memories, over time we have shared, Every day you showed that you cared. Some people love them. The classic poem which created the Santa Claus we all know and love, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore and poems by Edgar A. They’ll never know the things we did. Discover all poems by Pam Ayres. Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. or if I just came down from there. Fanthorpe’s “Christmas Poems”. They Should Have Asked My Husband Down The Line Yes I’ll Marry You My Dear Woodland Burial They Should Have Asked My Husband. Though I'm getting more forgetful, You have done, a top notch job, Pam Ayres' Poem. The classic poem which created the Santa Claus we all know and love, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore and poems by Edgar A. Also by Pam Ayres. And I am halted in my tracks, Some work well like a reading in saying something about the person who has died, the life they lived and their beliefs. The musics' hell on radio one Have I put the food away . I want to ask a favour of the friends that I might meet, ... Pam Ayres appeared at Swindon Arts Centre on Monday, May 14, 6.30pm. I love to meet my mates. So much passion and dedication, When I was a young thing my slippers were red, There are times when it is dark Goes to my heart so it won't stop. The e-mails were stacked by the modem with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. Of all the grand places my get up has been. And my nightcap's on my head If I was going up for something, But I'm awfully well for the shape I'm in. Retirement is just the next step in your life. I walk to the store and puff my way back. If your friend or relative was a straightforward sort of person with an appreciation for the darker variety of jokes, this could be the one. My forgetter's getting better But now it's nearly mail time, Jun 10, 2019 - Verses about everyday things that annoy or delight us all. Replies. So here’s an exclusive, … by Pam Ayres I am going to kill my husband, I have stuck all I can stick, His constant criticising is getting on my wick. Funny retirement poems can be hilarious. Relative Values: poet Pam Ayres and her sister, Jean Hall, on going from “fighting like cats” to being lifelong friends. Guest about good old fashioned wholesome Christmas cheer. Every day you showed that you cared. Or come to take some out? “It’s by Jan Beaumont.” Indeed, Beaumont originally posted the poem on Facebook on March 27. Forced to face reality-- You see, we are the ‘oldies’ now. When I think of the places my get up has been. Mavisc52. P is for prescriptions, that cost a small fortune Oct 7, 2019 - Explore Brian Prince's board "Poems Pam Ayres", followed by 875 people on Pinterest. by Pam Ayres Will I have to be sexy at sixty? But lately with the virus here. Pam Ayres, ‘Oh, I Wish I’d Looked After Me Teeth’. The loss of a mother is incredibly difficult. Then when I was older, my slippers were blue, But still I could walk the whole day through. And that isn't any joke. Taken from You Made Me Late Again! Saying good-bye. PAM AYRES – Poem about the coronavirus . They sit in sad remembrance,Of wasted days gone by,And curse their life for what it was,And hang their head and cry. See more ideas about poems, funny poems, verses. At age 20 we worry about what others think of us; There’s quite an art to falling apart as the years go by, To live life for the moment, I could kick my heels as high as my head. I will always remember her infectious sense of humour. Gardening with friends since 9 Aug, 2009. Choose a poem. Oh, I Wish I’d Looked After Me Teeth. Old age is golden, So I've heard said Yes, my forgetter's getting better The copyright of the poems and quotes published in Best Poems belong to their respective owners. by Pam Ayres. "Elderly Woman Hit by Car." that I'm not among the dead . This simple poem is no fancy award, You may be retiring, but you’re still number one. They'll never know the things we did. Pick up the paper and read the 'obits', A friend sent me a Christmas card with this poem inside but a little different so I search the net and found who wrote it with the correct words - and I love it. There will be a singing in your heart, There will be a rapture in your eyes; Get the right poem for your girl friend or best friend on their birthday and more. Send this to everyone you know . All of the discounts will surly assist. And tells me that I have no pain. Working with you was always a pleasure, Your friendship is valued more than a treasure. She will be performing poems from her new book Up In The Attic, published in September 2019, along with classic poems and stories from her long career.Recent TV appearances include Springwatch, Celebrity Mastermind, and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. Z is for zest 16 Nov, 2020. Pam Ayres has waded into the Donald Trump p*ssy-grabbing row in her own unique way - by penning a poem imagining the first meeting between him and … And I'm happy to say as I close the door If they haven't seen us for a while. Mavisc52. But lately with the virus here we can’t go out the gates. But I'm awfully well for the shape I'm in. Uplifting and humorous poems for a humanist funeral July 19th, 2020. Stay in touch; Poems. I may think that I have written Margaret D Tuesday, 8 December 2020 at 21:38:00 GMT+11. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1976 Vinyl release of Some More Of Me Poems & Songs on Discogs. One yellow pill I have to pop Your friendship is valued more than a treasure. For you to be all that you planned to be. My hair’s getting thinner, my body is not: I walk to the store and puff my way back. Rushing hither and yon. Pam Ayres Poem Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. God grant me the senility Featuring official poems, news, tour dates, books, DVDs and everything you ever wanted to know about Pam… About Pam Pam Ayres has been a writer, broadcaster, and entertainer for over 40 years, and is one of the few authors who has had books in the Sunday Times bestseller charts in … It's all right to remember,That’s part of history,But up front's where it’s happening,There’s so much mystery. Will I have to keep trying so hard? Funeral Poems for Mom. “It’s by Jan Beaumont.” Indeed, Beaumont originally posted the poem on Facebook on March 27. I is for itches, and lots of incisions Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. I'm wearing beige, and a cardigan retiree. I'm normally a social girl. I'm just as healthy as can be, Than to let people know the shape we are in. (The cemetery in the photograph above had more visitors than usual on Sunday because it was Mother’s Day.) Gardening with friends since 29 Mar, 2008. Then, when the person walks away Just want to wish you only the best, Lots of experiences, and plenty of rest. But still I could walk the whole day through. She will be performing poems from her new book Up In The Attic, published in September 2019, along with classic poems and stories from her long career.Recent TV appearances include Springwatch, Celebrity Mastermind, and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. Hopefully the choice of poems here will help to mark her passing in the way you feel is most appropriate. I felt I should share on here as I know some of you will understand. My pipe and slippers wait for me Until the daily news proclaims: Q is for queasiness. 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