Ursula the cat has an age-related epiphany: she is a third of the way through her life. I must support her through this identity crisis.Continue reading
We will be happy for she was happy/ and strong and funny and old./ A good person who died old/after a single stroke.Continue reading
For decades now the ageing horde
has been a coming thing
looming and glooming and secretly booming
and while I’d been dreaming my life away
That’s enough said Celia our mother.
The Bible says
that three score years and ten
is our fair share of life, our span.
In which a very short poem posits a change of attitude that could triple the sunshine in our later years. relish the pleasurable tweak the controllable accept the unfathomable and face the inevitable Rachel McAlpine Image from “Prodigiorvm ac ostentorvm chronicon […]” (1557) Lykosthenes, Konrad; Kandel, David, and Manuel, Hans RudolfContinue reading