Stanley Cooper

(August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Senior Moments


Senior Moments, moments of lapsing
Sometime buffer things sad or too taxing
The thought on the tip of the tongue
Is momentarily lost and far flung

This thoughtful disappearance
Brings an awkward incoherence
It makes a senior feel quite sheepish
A little lost and a Little Bo Peep-ish

Is that thought suspended in space?
What was its need to find a new place?
When will the next Senior Moment be due?
Don’t ask the seniors, they have no clue

Submitted: Saturday, December 06, 2008

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