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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Old Woman Waits

By Claire Jean

Old woman waits both day and night
Longing for a much welcomed sight
Who’ll remember to pay her a call
Daughters, sons or perchance them all
Days are long
Nights longer still
She fusses and fidgets until the next pill
The young look and see the old as they are
The old know the young person’s time is not far
 She waits tonight
Tomorrow you might


[INVITATION: All elders, 50 and older, are welcome to submit stories for this blog. They can be fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc. Please read instructions for submitting.]

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Comments

Aptly said. Thanks.


Claire Jean,

I think every reader of the stories and poems that appear on this page each day could have written this.

It is brilliant and hits me where I live.

Thanks!

Johna and Nancy:

Comments from two such wonderful writers themselves is much appreciated.

Claire Jean

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