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Being 49, Reaching 50...

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I am 49,
Going on 50.

I ought to take it easy,
Just be content and let life flow
Like a stream moving slow.

But the whirlpool of life
Keeps me hurtling
Around; and I keep applying.
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Friday, July 3, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: old age
This poem is about age related prejudices in work places
Khaoula Basty 01 February 2016
your poem has a sadness tune but under that sound there is power and optimisim! well penned keep going :)
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Asoke Kumar Mitra 13 January 2016
beautiful write. very interesting subject............but heart wrenching.
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Jasbir Chatterjee 03 August 2015
Thank you, Rajnishji, for your wonderful comments. I truly appreciate them. Sound of music is an all-time favorite movie and will always remain like this for generations to come.
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Rajnish Manga 02 August 2015
The title of the poem reminds me of a movie The sound of music which was released exactly 50 years ago. I consider it as one of the greatest movies of all times. It is as robust today as it was at the time of its release.
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Rajnish Manga 02 August 2015
This is indeed a very candid narration of the goings on which have the potential to destabilise a man. But with your gritty nature, you cannot be bogged down as you have aptly pointed out: But am not giving up; I refuse to take it easy, / Just be content and let life flow
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C. P. Sharma 24 July 2015
Lovely poem in a lighter vein.
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Fabrizio Frosini 24 July 2015
il tempo scorre veloce.. ti volti ed è già scomparso... :)
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Sekharan Pookkat 11 July 2015
Half of a mile is yet to be born 102 has elected as vice president in India - cheer up and do not bother about wrinkles nice penning - thanks for sharing - wishes from 65
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