Willie Nelson’s 75th Birthday Poem

December 12, 2010 at 1:33 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Whether or not you are a country music fan, these are truly the words of a deep thinker, and a highly intelligent person. So simple, yet so profound! Wonder that a famous philosopher with such wisdom and maturity could be so concise and succinct in phrasing his feelings at this turning point in his life.

The Penis Poem: “I have outlived my pecker.”

My nookie days are over,

My pilot light is out.

What used to be my sex appeal,

Is now my water spout.

Time was when, on its own accord,

From my trousers it would spring.

But now I’ve got a full time job,

To find the f***in’ thing.

It used to be embarrassing,

The way it would behave.

For every single morning,

It would stand and watch me shave.

Now as old age approaches,

It sure gives me the blues.

To see it hang its little head,

And watch me tie my shoes!!

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  1. Someone gave Willie Nelson the credit for this very old poem, when, on his 75th

    birthday, he issued the statement, “I’ve outlived my pecker”!

    “Just A Water Spout” is on page 58 of this book, and dates back to at least 1929.

    Unprintable Ozark Folksongs and Folklore: Blow the candle out

    http://books.google.com/books?id=S93LdPw2KP0C&pg=PA714&lpg=PA714&dq=my+nookie+days+are+over+my+pilot+light+is+out+ozarks&source=bl&ots=aKhcClzuXj&sig=0-J4O4ccFQ5thh15Z434k7rMu68&hl=en&sa=X&ei=wuCMUvS1A8rR2QXay4HoAw&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=my%20nookie%20days%20are%20over%20my%20pilot%20light%20is%20out%20ozarks&f=false

  2. Correct; I read that Poem over 60 years ago !


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