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Growing Older Together

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Growing Older Together

Growing Old Together

Oh yes we are growing older together.
I would want it with none other!

Spring showers, now summer days, oh how swiftly,
Fall’s fleeting; winter’s sleeting, oh how quickly.

From dawn to dusk – week to month.
Year by year…time so dear!

Oh yes we are growing older together.
I would want it with none other!

Yes rose petals are fading, winter’s invading.
Ice winds are blowing, all life is ebbing.
Crowns are graying…yes life’s decaying.

I know you feel the threatening days	
            But my Dorella I am with you…	
And hand in hand we will face the winter to! 


Poem inspired by mountains and foothills in Glassy Mountain, SC 1990
Terry Henderson 

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  1. Date: 7/2/2010 7:41:00 AM
    I'm glad to see you sneaked another one in. Don't think I have seen Bald Top to know it, but I drove from Rosman south about 30 miles. I hear what you are saying here. Just remember you still have an older Bro., for the time being anyway. Love Bunky