Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,010 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

My Great Aunt Elizabeth - Poem by Raymond Farrell

My great aunt Lizzy
Remembered reading about
The Battle of Little Bighorn
In the newspaper
When she was ten
Said it caused
Quite a stir
She was never sick
Hardly a day in her life
Died quietly in her sleep
In 1971
Having seen a man
Land on the moon
In 1969
To be able
To see
Such change
And development
In one life span
Is impressive.

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  • Kelly Kurt (11/24/2015 8:53:00 AM)


    I don't think we appreciate the developments of our own lifetimes. (I used a rotary phone until I was in my 20s) : -) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015



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