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Age, Youth, and Discovering the Moment

Old age ain’t no place for sissies. (Bette Davis)

My 94-year-old mother-in-law sleeps on a narrow couch. She looks as uncomfortable there as she does inside her fragile body. 445 more words

The tree

The towering tree was sick
It’s branches brittle and leaves turned yellow
It’s spirit like a trembling wick
It’s roots so weak in the soil turned shallow. 55 more words

Poetry

What is my comfort zone, and how can I get out of it? (Part one)

Why is it we spend most of our lives trying to secure the one thing that not only threatens to diminish us but to destroy us? 524 more words

Personal Growth

Little Old People

There are little old people who live in little old houses.  All across the land they are.  Some do just fine the way they are-ageless with the time.   502 more words

Life Chatter

two blue balloons

There were sixteen packets of fast-food ketchup in the fridge two days ago, and now there are only

twelve. Three of them I used to revive a pitiful sausage. 1,006 more words

Father

Not feeling your age!

I think most people “my age” don’t feel what I think people perceive us to be or feel. When I hear a mention of someone in their 60′s, I think of older people–not myself as someone who is part of this era. 259 more words

RADDLED

This leaf is raddled

Saddled by the reigns of ageing

Ageing which happily flaunts its job

To the fascination of time

And takes ridiculing as its compliment… 124 more words

POETRY.