Your Poem From Me Request #1

Tre is an incredible writer. I am very pleased to be the inaugural poem of this week-long featured collaboration. She managed to convey my feelings of over a half-century in these few lines. I really love what she wrote for me. If you are interested in having a poem written by Tre I’d say give it a go.

A Cornered Gurl

The Giving Cause: Aging in a World of Uncertainties

Photo by Marco Del Pozzo via ReShot

As each year piles on–
Clinging to my skin,
Barnacles of the modern world,
I find myself staring death
In his face.

I walk into another year,
Carrying my past–lugging
Around decades of old
Habits and eons of new pain.
I fear the embrace of
The inevitable–the end of change.

I am supposed to move forward
In life, grateful for breath;
Thankful for air, but the demons
Overcrowd my thoughts, and the
Finality of life’s end is my
Own personal horror.

I open my mouth to scream–
Nothing escapes.
This is where I live now–
On the corner of the aged,
And up the street
From the dying.

I knock on the door of
The present, and no one
Answers.


Thank you toMatt Snyderfor allowing me to gift a…

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