Tag Archives: aging

Retirement Home

I’m going to build a solid house, Good bones to frame it straight and true Upon which fasten seasoned boards The outside elements to subdue.   It shan’t be graced with gingerbread that merely mildews in the rain, or gargoyles … Continue reading

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Checking In

Day Four of NaPoWriMo. And now for today’s (optional) prompt, inspired by Teicher’s poem “Son“. One thing you might notice about this poem is that it is sad, but that it doesn’t generate that feeling through particularly emotional words. The … Continue reading

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someday I will be old and the shadows my long life casts will reflect the youth and vibrancy that once coursed through the vessels of my soul and though withered and drained of color and grown brittle with time and … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 12/18/16

#WeekendCoffeeShare is graciously hosted by Diana at ParttimeMonsterBlog.com.  If we were having coffee, I’d tell you I’m feeling lazy this morning. Not that that’s unusual for me, but today I feel like embracing the laziness instead of berating myself about … Continue reading

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Frame of Mind

  aging… change… inevitable. cracks, moss, peeling paint… we could fill the cracks, kill the moss, slap on a fresh coat of paint… and pretend it’s new again.   we could let it succumb… to deteriorate into a heap of … Continue reading

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