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Cum Aetate



The older I get,
the shorter the lines become

The older I get,
more welcome is each morning’s sun

The older I get,
those words rented are now mine to keep

The older I get,
dreams follow me out of my sleep

The older I get,
less rules to impose on the game

The older I get,
hopes and wishes of youth to reclaim

The older I get,
new laughter recalls what I missed

The older I get,
all goodbyes now embrace and dismiss

The older I get,
what I searched for, my searching became

The older I get
what’s forgotten—remembered again

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 13, 2018

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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