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On Aging

When I am old
I won't sit in a rocker
next to a window
watching the world pass by;
remembering the way things used to be,
wondering where years have gone
while eating a dinner of toast and tea.
Oh no, I will not do THAT... for
I intend to be a subversive senior!!

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  1. Date: 9/5/2010 7:14:00 PM
    yes cool...keep striving to be active!

  1. Date: 9/5/2010 7:13:00 PM
    Kool thoughts on being an old lady!I just loved it and totally agree...Take care~Deb

  1. Date: 9/5/2010 7:10:00 PM
    Another senior trampoline jumper? Good for the bones I hear. Aging is an interesting subject and I like what you did with it here. raskin

  1. Date: 9/5/2010 6:53:00 PM
    Nice thoughts on aging well penned, Carol