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I See An Open Doorway

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When you ask me 'what line of work are you in now',
and i reply that i don't actually receive a wage,
I wish i could explain but i don't know how,
but I know I'm too young for retirement at my age.

i'm unfit to work, i know it doesn't show,
forgive me if i don't justify my existence,
it's a battle to stop an unhealthy feeling grow,
please don't feed an already guilty conscience.

I keep myself busy, with the down and needy,
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Dr Antony Theodore 22 March 2020

i feel marginalised by society now, labelled 'good for nothing' or worse, i don't need a job to define me anyhow, i now consider a gift, what i considered a curse. What once was a barrier is now an open doorway. very fine, you are very positive in your attitude.. that comes forth in your poems. thank u. dear poet. tony

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