Andy Brookes

Gold Star - 50,769 Points (11 May 1954)

Rethinking All The Worlds A Stage - Poem by Andy Brookes

less time for masquerades.
we old actors meet and say our lines,
leave the stage and then fade.
new ones take our place. different faces same lines.
we trudge though till the end
sometimes the snow drifts are to hard to climb
and we, you and I, us we and them or they
wait for the eraser rub rub rub

beginning again full circle
less time for masquerades it seems
but more time for life

Comments about Rethinking All The Worlds A Stage by Andy Brookes

  • Bri Edwards (8/14/2019 7:08:00 PM)

    i liked this. and i JUST used masquerade on PH earlier today (the word, i mean! !) .

    I, too, am faaaaaaaaadinnggggggggg.



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  • (8/14/2019 2:03:00 AM)

    Then rub-a-dub-dub. Life in a tub ain't what it used to be. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/14/2019 1:14:00 AM)

    You did well. I like the way you took that famous phrase into your poem and gave it your own twist. Well-done! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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