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Time Gone

Browsing through a second-hand bookshop
I come across a novel
by one of my favourite authors,
written back in the 1960s
when he was beginning his career. 96 more words



Weather report:  Sun going down, 76 degrees and clear.  Mood:  just swell.    

A flock of magpies just flew by the window — again.  We are thick with magpies here.  166 more words

#331 of 365 - 3 Haiku

3 Haiku



in the waiting room

people, all sorts, come and go

everyone limping



I walk―slowly swing

an unbending leg; elder

lady passes me



one knee, all braced up… 8 more words


reading the poets

reading the poets
of my parents’
their voices

(SMILE, 2010)

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#330 of 365 - 3 Haiku

3 Haiku



I am defeated

by a knee that wanted to

go another way




hurt knees, salty cheeks

resolve so bruised up it aches

sometimes just to hope… 16 more words


Memories and Hope

Lately it seems I am more aware of aging.  Over 60 now, and different everyday experiences bring back different memories.  I’ve seen the generation before me grow very old and many have been called Home.  206 more words

Grief And Acceptance

Turn off the TV Before You Hate Yourself

Today, we’re going to learn a formula: TV = Bad, bad, bad.

As if we need another reason to watch less TV. The media is not your friend, senior people. 422 more words