Tag Archives: growing old

Growing Old and Growing Up

Playing as a child Toiling as an adult One looks at the other With a hint of jealousy * The child wants to grow While the adult wants to play Youth admires the freedom of old Old wishes for the … Continue reading

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2017 Top 5: #1- Fading Colors

The top post of 2017 originally went live on February 2. What was once vivid Has faded into the bleak Bright colors of youth Have lost their luster And continue draining As the days go by Is it the world … Continue reading

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The Death of Magic

 Its death is silent Gone before we can say good-bye Replaced without a thought For magic has no place In the hearts of men The time for play is done Work until the pills arrive Pop until the work is … Continue reading

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Fading Colors

What was once vivid Has faded into the bleak Bright colors of youth Have lost their luster And continue draining As the days go by Is it the world around me Or my own eyes have glazed? Cataracts of pessimism … Continue reading

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