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Realisation And Mindfulness (17b)

REALISATION AND MINDFULNESS

Returning
To the computer
In a flash
Realised
A moment of mindfulness
Left glasses upstairs

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Shadorma November

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Sneaking Senility

SNEAKING SENILITY

I didn’t forget
To do it but I forgot
That I had done it

Only Living Relation

ONLY LIVING RELATION

Am I too slow now
Or the universe too quick
Not that we’re not one

Courage

COURAGE

The courage
To still confront
Ageing, any mirror
With neither shame
Nor puling denial

The courage
Of (s)he always
The true warrior
The one ever
Disdaining weaponry

Shocks

SHOCKS

Some shocks thunderbolts
Hurled across the living room
“That’s it, I’m leaving”

Some are more subtle
Tiny changes day by day
Not even noticed

An old photograph
Depicts a startling stranger
We no longer are

Sweet Autumn

SWEET AUTUMN

Amid fruitfulness
Dissolution and decay
As the nights draw in

Mr Simon

MR SIMON

Slip-sliding away
Those lyrics we memorised
Winter of our days

Over The Hill (And Far Away)

OVER THE HILL (AND FAR AWAY)

Must get a new brain
As life reminds me each day
This one is worn out

Relativity II

RELATIVITY II

Hurtling down the track
Sat here in this racing train
I seem to be still

Mildewing

MILDEWING

A touch more each day
Passing moments but a dream
Too soon forgotten
Age advances – youth retreats
The green leaf wrinkles and dies

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