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POETRY

KNOWING AGING

Whatever goes up, certainly will come downSo it is that the young will grow oldBut that old age envelopes like a shadeIn bitsUntil it overtakes forms IIMany a being have slept…only to wake up with their youth missingAnd go on a fruitless search which yields naughtBut we must know the shades of aging IIIIt comes […]

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POETRY

THE HARVEST

The tree of hard work grows in difficult soilPushing hearts and minds to toilMaking tired blood boilForcing undetermined souls to recoilBut tire not from the toil IIFor in the sweat of tirednessAre the bountiful harvest of happinessThe congratulatory harvest of gratefulnessThe loving harvest of calmnessAnd the painful death of restlessnessWhen age turns secateur to harvest […]

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ODDITIES IN AGING

Imagine Imagine lying still …embarrassingly raining on bed …turning baby through the age of adulthood Your will broken by your can’t II Imagine, Imagine losing the light in your eyes …and having to live with same things in abstraction …losing sight of all the attractions III Imagine Imagine losing the miles in your legs …to […]

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AGING LIFE

TO BE A CHILD AGAIN (AN EXCERPT)

I The child in me Peeps to see The adult I am And helps me see What I’m missing II I’d like to play around And make all the healthy sounds I’d like to throw tantrums And sit on the filthy ground… Amoafowaa Sefa Cecilia (c) 2014