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The ages of a Man

I walk through the ages of a man seeing and experiencing the trials and pain of what it means to live, Over and over I will love only one for the rest of my life, Over and over again I am newly born. For an eternity I say goodbye to those who I have known and who have loved me, Through ages past and futures void I sing my song of who I think I am, and add my actions to the story of them. Eternal youth and never ending oldness I feel, Forever searching for the experience of life. Never dose my purpose for existence in life reveal its self, but only when I am without. The body I travel in attracts or repels others by its look or sounds that it makes, True communication is hard to structure if not impossible to send. My name is Simon , or at least that’s the name my much beloved parents called the body when it was born . Whatever looks out from behind these eyes has no name , Or at least one I can not remember. Memories are like blocks, and are added to me, reinforcing the living and driving this body on. Procreate, satisfy, achieve, That is the mantra this body vehicle vibrates too So I cry out in moments of clarity, “There must be more than this? “ Only then to sink back in to the hive of life. My dreams scatter me back and forward to impossible times and places, Only made more real by their persistence in coming. The reflection of the mirror is just a check on time and how others may perceive me. I see nothing only a trick of light, Soon to flicker and fade away.

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Date: 3/14/2020 12:40:00 PM
Marking this a FAV! One of the best poems, I have seen here in over a year. You speak honestly of the human condition. I prefer this directness rather than how the butterfly felt on a hot day. Life is the only game in town~ play it to the hilt! Panagiota
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Date: 3/14/2020 12:47:00 PM
thank you again for your kind words i did laugh at your butter fly on a hot day comment and I appreciate your Candor , you must also tell me when or if my Writing makes you nauseous lol
Date: 3/14/2020 8:06:00 AM
The beauty of the temporary contemplating the eternal or the eternal contemplating the temporary. It’s another chicken egg thing. ;0)
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Date: 3/14/2020 9:39:00 AM
Which came first !
Date: 3/13/2020 9:41:00 PM
It's nice to meet you Simon. There are many stages in life we go through. Moments. You have expressed this so beautifully. I completely agree with this thought. "I see nothing only a trick of light, Soon to flicker and fade away" My best to you. ~ Brandy
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Date: 3/14/2020 2:06:00 AM
Kind and meaningful words thank you