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Years – Planting by Cinda Thompson

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ Planting by Cinda Thompson Two Old people work Side by side She wears a hat The old

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Years – Maybe at Eighty? by S. Minanel

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ Maybe at Eighty? by S. Minanel They say wisdom comes as you age Now I’m in a

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Years – Love at Fifty by Marcia Woodruff

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ Love at Fifty by Marcia Woodruff We come together shy as virgins with neither beauty nor innocence

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Years – A Woman at Forty by Enid Shomer

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~~ A Woman at Forty by Enid Shomer A woman at forty stands long at her mirror as

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Years – Survived By His Wife by Margaret Flanagan Eicher

This poem can be found in the anthology “When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple” edited by Sandra Martz. ~~~~~~~~~ Survived By His Wife by Margaret Flanagan Eicher Eyes swollen she lay in their bed — Head

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Years

  My youngest sister just celebrated one of those landmark birthdays, the last of my four sibs to cross that line.  I expected it to make me feel older, but it really hasn’t. I look at each of them and

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And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

The idea to post this poem comes from another blog I follow, The Closet Professor. Maya was a beautiful soul who left her spirit here in the form of words that are a rich legacy for the world. In this

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