Category Archives: age

My Mental Mire

On my fifth birthday, riding on the swinging garage doors, I wondered about life. I wondered about the essence of awareness of conscious existence. Why was there no connection between my awareness and that of others?  What did existing entail?  … Continue reading

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CHANGE

CHANGE It’s bright orange Out of place Needs to be scratched, And popped. Unease, unsure Don’t like it, Kinda frightening, Palpitations, Grumpy, crawling Foreboding…     Nan

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OLD SOLDIER

He knew he was crochety. He’d forgotten how to love. His cane held him upright and allowed him to kick at stones along the winding path home. He wanted for nothing but stones to kick and maybe a bone to … Continue reading

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Seriously, Go Here:

  Balmorhea – The Winter   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0d5m6_Zwj5c

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Today, a Random Day in My Random Life

I wonder what random means here.  I just felt like writing today , “at random”–oh, I get it.  It’s 12:51 p.m. and I’m still in my mis-matching pjs.  And I’m sneezing like you wouldn’t believe.  On Mucinex and nosespray. It’s … Continue reading

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Did You Think I Was Old? Not Me!

When did an old person ever collect puppets for amusement and magic? When did an old person get so self-absorbed playing that her son disowned her? (Hope I’m smarter than that when I get old). When did an old person … Continue reading

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IF WE LIVE LONG ENOUGH

If we live long enough it’s gonna be rough. Tell-tale signs of age spoken off the cuff betray us and oh how long and how sad will it get to be before…until…we write bad verse and yet don’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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