a crossroads -
upon turning 70
finally taken seriously
a years difference
lastly, an elder
in younger years
a detriment to women
“Have you really thought about this, honey? ? ”
never said today
brilliant or demented?
theories held constant
into popular beliefs
a part of today’s culture
a few decades
make the difference?
nere flighty, spacey – glib?
am I the same
the year before
decades before that?
are those worth hearing
ever listened to?
at this age
I care not
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