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(050) Cost Of Time

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We are simple folk, old and tired.
We weep none, and sing much.
That’s all we have,
now that’s the truth.
Sit back, take a nap and be you called,
old fart.
Our hearing is slight, our speech muffled,
Our sight dimmed by the cost of time.
Memory takes a back seat,
we try hard to be neat.

Our clothing, off color and mostly don’t
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Walterrean Salley 28 November 2016

((050) Cost Of Time by Melvina Germain.) **What a precious poem; a keepsake. Thank you.

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Chitra - 17 October 2008

dignified in tone...hope we hold on to that helm right till the end

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Risha : Ahmed 13 January 2007

such a fine poem. I saw my father cried reading this. I promise to be kind to old people. Love............................................................................................Risha

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Brian Dorn 05 October 2006

The truth is, we all hope to live long enough to experience it. Compassionate write, Melvina! Brian

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Kee Thampi 31 August 2006

Memory takes a back seat, we try hard to be neat. Our clothing, off color and mostly don’t fit the nice poem for us

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Ernestine Northover 19 August 2006

It comes to us all, and we always hope that we can keep our dignity at the end. Lovely write. love Ernestine XXX

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Shane Markie 18 August 2006

I hope you'll wear purple.

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