Change Of Status Poem by John A'Hern

Change Of Status

Status in life changes day by day
Promotion, it seems may come your way
Grandchildren, visit always a pleasure
Older versions, still a treasure.
Interaction, sometimes a challenge,
English language, need a translator.
Your name, uttered by a Teenager,
The sound of your name sounds so strange,
Name through life, used when in strife,
feeling such joy, thinking how nice.

Monday, October 30, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: language,vision
The sound of my name usually means I am in trouble, on this occasion it made me feel quite proud.
Robert Murray Smith 07 May 2018

An imaginative write and a bit unusual. +++10 Hope you and your wife are feeling better John. I have POD today. Regards Robert

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John Ahern 07 May 2018

Thank you Robert, life is good as is reading and writing poetry, onward and upward. John

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Bri Edwards 18 March 2018

your Poet's Notes helped me to take better hold of the last two lines. thanks. i like people to call me by my first name, actually Brian, but has been used (in the distant past once or twice i think; adoringly of course) . so you've been promoted to Grandfather, it seems. and Great grandfather yet? population explosion! ! ! ! ha ha. bri ;) p.s. i still like my one and only child to call me Dad, and she does...the rare times i hear from her. ha ha...again.

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John Ahern 07 May 2018

Thank you Bri, thank goodness for author notes. This new tribe that gather around us oldies are an amazing bunch, I am always looking up when spoken to, the land of the giants?

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Beautiful written poem John Thank you for sharing Mario Odekerken

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John Ahern 31 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on the poem.

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