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Between the Beads

Young, uncomfortable,
With jumper and blouse and plaid
Ugly and uniform
In the dim-dark, four-sided chapel
With forget-me-not blue stained glass
The plastic beads in tiny fingers… 78 more words


Looking Back

My neighbor is celebrating a birthday
He’s an adult
Still searching to find his way
Through the hustle and bustle
Of maturity
I found it hard to believe that I am… 133 more words



When I was younger in my early teens when my OCD was at its worst, I always wondered what my OCD would be like when I got older. 265 more words


Growing Up

I was walking down a corridor some where; don’t remember where exactly, when I overheard this person talk to somebody on the phone and he was telling him/her, ‘you are not old enough.’ 113 more words


Growing Old: Photoshop Portrait

Here are two images both produced by overlapping 88 different photographs and playing with the opacity. My original intention was to create a (now so fashionable) time-lapse of my partner’s now 87 year old grandmother growing up and ageing through childhood, teenage-hood, marriage, motherhood, grandparent hood and now enjoying her old age with biscuits and TV. 160 more words


Warning by Jenny Joseph

When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves…

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