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#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


Two Weeks Gone

Never before in my nearly three years at the helm of this blog have I passed so much time in between posts. Lately it seems that life has run away with me, and every manner of logistic hitch has thrown itself directly in my path. 3,176 more words

An Ongoing Journal...

I used to be a mummy

I used to be a mummy to four little rug rats (Prodigal, Statto, Pug and Skater). These little boys would run rings around their mummy. I always felt that I must be a bad mummy as I couldn’t control my brood. 373 more words