Sandra LampeMartin


Old Man, Ancient

Who are you? Father?
Old, Older than it's possible to be.
How did you get so old, ancient?
Yesterday:
Robust, strong, tall, tanned,
A mighty oak of a man with a will of iron.
Today:
I gaped at this tiny man, thin, fragile, gray,
A bit of sagebrush a wisp of wind can carry away.

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