David Whalen

Bronze Star - 2,790 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

As We Age... - Poem by David Whalen

The feet shuffle a bit now
And the hands tremble relentlessly
But the mind is still sharp
Tho' wanders off on it's own
Now and then

Before returning quickly
To where it left off…
Glasses are thicker, as is the waist
And It seems one's throat
Always needs clearing

Thoughts still focus on the present
And on the future, while dwelling
Disproportionately
In memories and melancholy
And conscience and reflection
Become a cape ‘neath
Which to hide


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Life

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  • Neethu Prasanna Neethu Prasanna (3/17/2013 3:45:00 PM)

    A very nice poem. Well penned! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 17, 2013



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