Juan Olivarez

Silver Star - 3,868 Points (september 12 / nyssa oregon)

I'Ve Earned The Grey - Poem by Juan Olivarez

I've earned the grey, upon my head,
Through many, many years.
And never once do I regret,
The sorrow and the tears.

I've earned the grey, upon my face,
My badge of honor if you will.
It brings to mind much better days,
That live within me still.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

04/20/12 Alton Texas

Comments about I'Ve Earned The Grey by Juan Olivarez

  • (4/30/2012 1:41:00 PM)

    A great attitude and a great little poem. You said all that was necessary. Deserves some rating (Report) Reply

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  • (4/24/2012 10:35:00 AM)

    Somewhere in Proverbs it says Grey hair is a crown of righteousness., and so indeed it truly is! Well stated my pal. (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2012 7:45:00 PM)

    and so have i... great poem! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (4/21/2012 1:48:00 AM)

    Guess we are all lucky if we do get older and also have a good memory or two to look back on., well put. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 21, 2012

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