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I chose to reminisce

Oh, you know how it is, you’re at that age, you’ve lived your life, turned most every page. You bump into someone you knew in school, reminisce about so and so, trying not to be cruel. Each record you hear is a memory past, you find yourself saying ‘wow that’s gone fast!’ You’re constantly saying ‘hey remember when we did this and that’ only to repeat it again. You remember with ease those days long gone but last week? Well whose bothered? Do you really belong? You look in the mirror, it’s a different face, in an alternate time, in an alternate place. Then you’re off again with ‘it was better back then’, but you know you were lucky. You’d live it again. And the young ones, hey they just pass you by you know perfectly well the reason why! You did the same in your youth. You ignored the one generation who may have sacrificed. So, let’s reminisce. It’s well worth the price.

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Date: 9/20/2019 6:22:00 AM
Hi Ronald, I can never forget your name, my son has the same. It's 4 AM in San Francisco i woke up with a heavy heart, thinking quickly again who am I? i read some of your poems, and suddenly i felt so close to your writing. Your heartfelt poems are so down to earth, reality. One of them is the Past, my worst enemy. I loved who you are. Terry
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 9/20/2019 1:45:00 PM
Thank you so much for you kind comments. I feel honoured that my poems are meaningful and might even help somehow. So good to be acquainted Terry. Very best wishes...Ronald xx
Date: 9/20/2019 3:53:00 AM
Ronald excellent write. Oh yes living in the past is something I do quite well.
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Date: 9/18/2019 7:02:00 PM
"you know you were lucky. You’d live it again." ABSOLUTELY!
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 9/19/2019 4:19:00 PM
Ditto and Ditto again!! Thanks Caren and very best wishes..Ron xx
Date: 9/18/2019 3:58:00 PM
For sure; by ourselves we are small, standing on the shoulders of giants. But grateful and respectful, we are near equal...or, at the least, still growing. Excellent write!
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 9/18/2019 4:24:00 PM
Thank you Joe. Best wishes..Ron