Les Littleford

(25 April 1943 / Warwickshire, England)

Just Thinking


I find myself in a comfortable place
Released from the pressures of work
Happily oblivious to weekly demands
A new busy is pleasantly relaxing

We share time more often
Enjoy mutual interests
And because we can
Give each other space

I still dream
Aspire to new goals
Imagine a change of direction
But sometimes the reflection in the mirror shocks
And when bending is harder and stretching slower
Realise I am entering the end zone

I do not expect anything after the end
If I fear at all it is
Senility
Dribbling incapacity

But there is much to do before then

Submitted: Friday, September 27, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013

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