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Becoming Older

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Becoming Older

There in the field where I used to play
Children tumble and laugh and run.
I sit in my chair smiling.
Yesterday is sharing
The past with today.
Oh, so quickly
The youngest
Become
Old ...

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  1. Date: 10/23/2013 8:34:00 PM
    Craig,, awesome Nonet form :) congrats... Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:29:00 PM
    another sweet win . CONGRATULATIONS... XOX~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 5:57:00 PM
    So much said in such short, sweet sentiment. Congrats on the win

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 10:20:00 AM
    Yes, the years fly by! Congrats on your winning nonet, Craig! Love and blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:01:00 AM
    This is awesome work!! No wonder it is in the winners’ list..Sara

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 1:47:00 AM
    still loving this one. One of my favorites. Congrats, Craig.

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 6:35:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in my contest, Craig

  1. Date: 10/4/2013 10:46:00 PM
    Ahh yes but we are wise enough now to realize the importance of enjoying it..savoring the moments....I enjoyed this a lot Craig..and so sorry about your friends death....I'm sure she was happy to be so loved by all her friends......

  1. Date: 9/28/2013 11:03:00 PM
    I love how you did yours. It's just how I feel too. now I want to do one!!

  1. Date: 9/28/2013 12:37:00 PM
    yes, we are all passing this field a little toooo fasttttt... it all started with my birthday cake.. LOL, the memories from yesterday keep growing and aging ,,but never taking from:-)... nice one Craig, the imagery of you smiling at the little ones playing, where you once played,, had me smiling tooooo... always enjoying your comments... PS... i left you a message on my latest poem. :)..Linda

  1. Date: 9/27/2013 2:14:00 PM
    No way to go away from there. Nicely done with lovely pen. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 9/27/2013 7:43:00 AM
    Beautiful, Craig. :) Great job. I'm passing by just to thank you so much for your recent support...It means a great deal to me. Bless you.

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 11:07:00 PM
    LOVE THIS!!!

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 9:18:00 PM
    Thanks for the entry, Craig

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 5:21:00 PM
    such a simple poem and you've said it so well! bravo!