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Aging with Grace

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Aging with Grace

my beard looks frosted
and my joints aching
poor sight and hearing
errors I will make
I’ll admit them all

after forty
more pain did come
but love came too
I’ll bare the pain

age is life
no sadness
one time deal

not me


Copyright © Robert Heemstra

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  1. Date: 4/9/2013 11:09:00 AM
    What a is taking what comes......and I can see, that is what you have done. Love the positive message in this poem. :) ps......many many thanks for the win in the Dragnet contest...such fun it was....reminding me of watching with my Dad when I was a small girl. Thanks for that!!

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 10:06:00 PM
    so ends at forty, nice realization..marites

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 4:10:00 PM
    thoughtful write, my friend

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 11:31:00 AM