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A Pretty Aimless Life

I lead a pretty aimless life
helped by not having a wife
who surely would try to keep me straight
and my course not to deviate… 536 more words


On the loose...

In our travels yesterday we came upon a lovely red covered bridge.  We stopped for photos, as we are prone to do.  As we took pictures it took me a minute to realize that there was a waterfall of sorts.  157 more words


You’re aging, and I find that hard to watch.

Your hands are getting weaker
as the pearly strands I knew grow wispier
like the air that leaves your lungs
though far less painfully voiced. 82 more words


When you hit old age before you're old

I wake up with a weird, buzzing, anxious feeling in my chest.

Everything is wrong, but nothing is wrong.

Everything is scary, but nothing is scary. 574 more words

Everyday Musings

Love Re-Written

When I went to visit my mother on her 90th birthday, I found her sitting up in bed looking peacefully out the window. She turned and smiled at me as I crossed the room. 567 more words

Growing Old

Way back when

We grow up and learn things; then we realize how time suddenly slips so fast.

Sometimes, I wish I am still that little girl who does nothing except for drawing stick figures, mountains, and rice fields. 372 more words

My Scribbles

The Spinster

After many years
too many cushions on the bed
and so much to tell