poetry

Life

Life grows in stages It has been the same through all ages I grew in an era of naivety Mellowed in the eighties to the sounds of punk Too soon it was over Wasted years full of fear and living to expectations Midlife washed over in ignorance An established pattern, no real challenge An abrupt realization just in time A change so fundamental So that Life lost its rhyme Face to face with myself Who the hell am I? I threw off the mantle of normalcy I challenged the role of life I grew up Now I have a clue Try for something new The past, the now, the future All are one – the threefold nature Of reality not actuality What fun!

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