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How It Feels To Be 61

I was asked how it feels to be 61?
As if I was an exhibit.
Lost...
And finding my way back to a museum.
I didn't know whether to say I still felt like a human being.
Nothing about that has changed!
Was I being made to feel paranoid?
How could I avoid that 'look' if it was seen?

'I feel great!

I have never been this age before.
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Ian Bowen 26 August 2008

Lawrence, long may you reign. Enjoyed your account of your feelings at being that 'ripe old age. Pleased you are taking it all in your stride. Nice one. Ian

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