Tag Archives: old age

questions in the dark

when I was twenty-three, I thought life was chocolate cake… yet so many sobering faces confronted me from the crowd that lived the longest- no sunshine in their veins, nor smiles in the topo lines etched in flesh  their passing like the scent of a … Continue reading

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if you’re breathing and you know it, clap your hands

I thought I’d died and woke up in a nursing home; I’ve never seen so many senior citizens waiting in line to eat… By the time we were seated on the far side of the restaurant, I counted four children … Continue reading

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