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A Season of Reflection

Guess it’s safe to say
I’m now middle aged
Fifty-three years old
Every day numbered and paged

You can call me old fashioned
And you can call me old fart
Now it’s time to rewind
With a smile I’ll go back to start

I’ll relive the good ole days
 Thank God my memory’s still intact
Sometimes like a fish I’m caught on a line
Reeled into flashback

Memories flood my mind
Like an album of photographs
My how the times have changed
With a hearty chuckle it makes me laugh

I didn’t know it at the time
That all my memories I’d save as a collection
And the time will come for me now and then
A season of reflection

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Guess you could say I'm a self taught poet. I started writing poetry as a means of dealing with the emotions of finding my Birthmother's obituary and grave site after searching for 10 years. I continued writing and over the course of the last 20 years I've become comfortable in how I write. You'll notice I tend to write a lot about nostalgia and old memories. Hey, when you round the corner of 60 years, you start thinking a lot about the past and where you've been. One of my subjects I write about is love, but I try to write of other things too. I've lived on the south shore of Massachusetts for all of my 64 years. But I love all of New England. Aside from writing poetry, I also love photography and have quite a collection of old antique cameras. Baseball, football, muscle cars and car shows are also some of my interests. Not too crazy about Winter. Spring & Summer are my favorite seasons. more…

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