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Youth Is Wasted On The Young

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We heard it said repeatedly,
in adage olden and far-flung,
through springs misspent too heatedly,
that youth is wasted on the young.

Our ‘salad days' of judgment green
found life a song to still be sung,
a wanton time when slate seemed clean.
Ah, youth is wasted on the young.

If mad pursuits of senseless aims
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Youth Is Wasted On The Young
Friday, June 19, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: life
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Painting ~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir ~ 'Ball at the Moulin de la Galette' (1876)
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Loke Kok Yee 14 April 2016

true! but then it was such fun thanks Harley

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