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Through the ages

 The time of youth will one day fade
Wrinkles then  come with gray hairs too
You now have a different point of view
As the stranger in the mirror looks back at you

When your tomorrows are less  than your yesterdays
And cherished memories slip away
It is then that  you realize
Just how much time flies

When those joints start to ache
And those teeth begin to shake
You'll be getting dentures soon
 From diminished vision you're not immune

Embrace your seniority, be proud and   bold
Don't throw in the cards yet, never fold
Half  of your  story has never been told
You're not done yet, you're just getting old

 




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  1. Date: 4/12/2013 3:52:00 PM
    Come along and grow old with me the best of life is yet to be(quoted)..Enjoyed reading your creative work..Thanks for your visit to my work..Your comments were encouraging..Sara

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 6:38:00 AM
    Hey, BIG congrats to you in the contest!!

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 5:32:00 AM
    Great piece. Congrats On Your win. Thanks for visiting~ A.O

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 2:57:00 PM
    Great poem. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 6:38:00 PM
    Great write Joseph, congrats on your win xxx

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 6:26:00 PM
    Joseph, you did well in Susan's "AGING" contest. Congratulations:-) take care~LINDA

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 4:13:00 PM
    Hmm!Fantastic and Nice piece..Great presentation,May...Congrats on your win,my friend...

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 3:14:00 PM
    Congratulations on a great win with a tell all poem, Joseph.. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 2:33:00 PM
    Well done, Joseph! This is great, I really like it. Write on, poet friend :)

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 1:17:00 PM
    Truth be told here this is good.

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 10:58:00 AM
    Oh My God. Today i am so happy i passed by, i needed to read the truth. Beautiful, honest and deserves a 7>>> Terry xo

  1. Date: 4/7/2013 7:47:00 AM
    Joseph I am already there !...David

  1. Date: 4/3/2013 3:01:00 PM
    Joseph, your outlook on this theme was much like mine when I did this poem! You did a great job with this one.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 4/3/2013 4:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Andrea
  1. Date: 4/2/2013 5:00:00 AM
    Well written Joseph, enjoy every single day! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 4/2/2013 6:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Anne
  1. Date: 4/1/2013 10:08:00 PM
    Words of wisdom for tomorrow's seniors! I love it, Joseph.. Annalise

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 4/2/2013 5:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Annalise
  1. Date: 4/1/2013 9:46:00 PM
    Very wise advise Joseph...Donna

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 4/2/2013 5:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Donna