Why Presidents Get Grey Hair (limerick)

When they voted me president

Unsure of what this honor meant

My crown would soon tumble

As honor did crumble

To one whom all grumbles were sent

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billybuc 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

True words my friend. :)

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Victoria Lynn 3 years ago from Arkansas, USA

Ain't that the truth!

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Reminds me of Luke 12:48 "From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked."

Love the hat!

Voted up ++++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper

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Ghaelach 3 years ago

Where else would we send our grumbles

LOL Ghaelach

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wetnosedogs 3 years ago from Alabama

And many more grumbles.

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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

I agree 100 precent!!!

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Ha ha! Who is the fortunate collector of grumbles, I wonder?

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xstatic 3 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

It seems that grumbles do rill uphill. Up!

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breakfastpop 3 years ago

It's the voters who have gray hair now!

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Nellieanna 3 years ago from TEXAS

I've noticed our young president is getting quite a few gray hairs, perhaps far beyond those his actual years would bring!

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Valleypoet 3 years ago

I read somewhere that Harry Truman had the sign 'the buck stops here' on his desk...this reminded me of that:-))

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Sunny River 3 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

Very, very true. Stress comes with the job and grey hair with the stress.

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Joanne M Olivieri 3 years ago

Ah, so true Martin. Now why is it I have gray hair? :)

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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Martin, not all fun at the top then!..nicely done.

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jhamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

Well done Martin, I enjoyed this limerick. Jamie

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

How true!

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Well said - not all fun at the top -

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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Oh, and it happens to them all! Good one Martin.

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ImKarn23 3 years ago

be careful what you wish for!

well said, M!

come visit one day soon !! i cannot exist without you!

You are to me what poetic fool is to vincent moore - the impetus to write my first poem!

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lupine 3 years ago from Southern California (USA)

It's all part of the package...

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

That's all part of the job.

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Cyndi10 3 years ago from Georgia

...and the master continues. Your little slices of life with a laugh are so enjoyable and such truisms. I look forward to seeing them. It's an added bonus when they pop out in the morning.

As for being President, well, every buck stops there, yes? I always wonder how they have any hair left.

Take care.

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ignugent17 3 years ago

yes very true. :-)

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Isn't that the truth? It's not all glory! But boy oh boy, that's a heck of a picture!!! :D


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Problems roll uphill, as well as downhill, eh?

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tirelesstraveler 3 years ago from California

Fun playing words.

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drbj 3 years ago from south Florida

When a president stumbles,

He soon hears grumbles,

As well as a deadline

To leave town on a red line.

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