A Poem for Downsizers

Posted by Stuart Neal on Friday, January 4th, 2019 at 9:57am.

The process of downsizing can be an exciting time. It can also be a time for contemplation and worry about what lies ahead. John Tidridge wrote this wonderful poem to describe his initial feelings and thoughts as Maureen and he contemplate the next stage of their lives. 

WE ARE DOWNSIZING...YES! 

To Stuart B I say Attention

About things I aforementioned...

We are going to downsize!

 

Our present home has been just right,

In fact, its quite a pretty site...

We are going to downsize!

 

We have raised four kids,

From who very little is hid...

We are going to downsize!

 

A deposit we have already placed...

Its a lot of money to be replaced...

We are going to downsize!

 

The new place is all brand new...

But the high rents cause quite a stew..

We are going to downsize.

 

All new appliance and plenty more

New drapes, balcony and new floor..

We are going to downsize...

 

From our home front window we often stare...

Lots of people walk in numbers there...

We are going to downsize...

 

Friends, family, church, drug store and more;

Really everything, who could ask for more...

We are going to downsize?

 

Two storeys does our home provide,

Nowhere for us to hide...

We are going to downsize?

 

Calculators buzz and papers turn..

Just how much do our pensions earn...

Tasks requiring payment are carefully priced,

Available help is carefully listed...

Present health and future outlook considered...

Price for staying, and price for going...

All things listed and checked again and again...

Really, are we going to downsize?

Poem written by John Tidridge of Edmonton January 2, 2019

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