Tag Archives: aging

Remembering

Sometimes I miss being a family of three, but I trust the rightness of now living alone. It is an adventure to see what the future brings to my path of becoming a sage woman… a woman of years and hopefully, wisdom. Today, … Continue reading

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Lies and Angels

cover your mouth don’t box yourself in with lies told on this red clay hill under this silver moon simply know that a pair of angels follow you one of protection; the other of death smile and wave to them both know … Continue reading

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Grace and Dignity

he said he missed the years that strode by humming with visions of gain he said change strode in and in an instant the drill changed he knows it’s time to buckle down and navigate his hardships with grace and with dignity ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ … Continue reading

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Music of the Spheres

Music of the Spheres was written for the poetry prompt at WordSmith Studio.  We were asked to write a sound poem. ~~~~~~ Music of the Spheres eeeeeeeeeeee hisssssssssss sometimes loud sometimes not occasional ringgggggg or buzzzzzzzz my constant tinnitus or music … Continue reading

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Living Alone

I’ve lived alone twice.  Once when I was twenty and now in the six years since my husband died. At twenty, I lived in a boardinghouse – a colonial style house on Ponce de Leon Ave. in Atlanta, Georgia.  My … Continue reading

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Groping for the Next Rung…

Have you ever felt you were groping for the next thing to do?  Did you arrive at a fork in your journey and you couldn’t decide to go right or left?  Is it late enough in your personal journey to know that this may … Continue reading

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Have you heard?

Have you heard about Toya Shibata?  She is a living testament to…it is never too late.   I kept a picture of Shibata on my refrigerator for a long time because she is an amazing example of a late bloomer. Shibata was … Continue reading

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