Old Lady

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"bag of bones"

I wonder if when you look at me
You can't bring yourself to like    the  vanity
Lost  somewhere  inside - 
I wonder if beauty lives..... in you???

Poor old lady; 
-perhaps you should not pass judgment 
For one day
I might be

By: PD

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 2/15/2018 9:04:00 AM
Hi, I'm not going to comment too much I just want to say I read it It's wonderful, I'm finally taking the time to read a few of everyone that I follow But I don't want to B.S. You. I can't write like this i can only rhyme Have a nice day I listend is that an English accent or am i mistken not that it maters
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Date: 2/3/2018 11:01:00 AM
Sounds like the song, maybe Niel young old man takes a look at my life, A little Marc
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Date: 3/20/2017 3:55:00 AM
simple and beautiful.
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Date: 11/25/2016 6:11:00 PM
Linda, I miss you and Sydney. Tell your sis hi and I hope you are ok!! Belated Thanksgiving wishes to you.
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Date: 11/8/2016 2:24:00 PM
A charming, yet truthful poem, PD. I love the honesty and self-awareness. You look mighty fine to me though. I'm sure your husband would agree too. Love always. RW
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Date: 10/20/2016 6:15:00 AM
Nuce one Linda :') Thank you for your comment on my ist poem here on soup. :)
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Date: 10/12/2016 2:50:00 AM
Great work dear Linda.... your next poem should be about an old man ....
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Date: 9/13/2016 2:05:00 PM
U r absolutely right, Linda. We r missing u ,Linda. Pls come back with a heart hunting poem at the earliest..........//:) with love//Manmath//
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Date: 9/11/2016 9:45:00 AM
Beauty is what it is: this to somebody, that to another. When we die, the songbird that escapes from our hearts is beauty. Bravo Poet!
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Date: 9/3/2016 3:31:00 PM
The head and the heart can keep you young for ever.Forgive everything along the way and everyone with no exception and fill yourself with love.Without judgmental thoughts about others or yourself, you will become the fountain of youth.You will move through each stage of life with the the joy of a child.But then I never grew up and that's the way I like it.lol;Thalia(Michael no more)Anne Ainsley.
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Date: 9/2/2016 8:42:00 AM
Aw so sweet I love people who remember the elderly xx
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Date: 8/15/2016 9:07:00 PM
great piece
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Date: 8/14/2016 10:23:00 AM
Beautiful! Great work
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Date: 8/11/2016 9:13:00 PM
I can relate to your poem now that I'm old but still feeling very young.
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Date: 8/9/2016 7:14:00 AM
Old man, look at my life, I'm a lot like you were. -- Neil Young, Old Man
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Date: 7/30/2016 3:01:00 PM
Like this one!...your selfies look great, I think I'm closer to old lady than you...My last name is pronounced Hay-ge...but I'm sure in 20 years or so I'll be "old lady Hag-e! ha!
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Date: 7/29/2016 9:14:00 AM
My son (who happens to be 40) calls me "Old Lady", (an inside joke) I tell him I am just well seasoned. I love, love, love this piece.
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Date: 7/26/2016 1:45:00 PM
Wise words......so honest, so real ! I love listening to you recite your poems, PD..... Makes me feel like I know you better !!
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Date: 7/23/2016 8:07:00 PM
We'll all yearn for that inner child... Perish the thought you anything but... Lol
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Date: 7/20/2016 12:36:00 AM
Hello my dearest sis-bff and my top fave! I saw you on line. I'm at soup right now. Holiday today. I'm so happy to read this stunning write of you once again and with your beautiful voice this time, you're always young and beautiful my dearest sis! Me, i feel gettin older and weaker now esp. at work, worn-out i think but still i want to be young at heart. Thanks a lot for sharing once again. Miss you. love lots and big hug, Leo
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Date: 7/17/2016 6:55:00 PM
whoo hoo, like your call. hugs eve
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Date: 7/13/2016 4:30:00 PM
Well done.
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Date: 7/5/2016 12:29:00 AM
Nice voice to go along with the poem...I'm going to have to try it out one day.
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Date: 7/3/2016 6:40:00 AM
Good perspective. Youth see the old with disbelieving eyes--they never expect to be that way, but if they live long enough they will. I love your poetic thoughts.
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Date: 7/2/2016 8:56:00 PM
Truth we will all one day have to face
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