WHATEVER DAY

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Today I sent two gifts to Australia, one to my brother-in-law who will be seventy soon, and one to my sister who also celebrated a birthday a while ago. The first verse is for my sister and the second for my brother-in-law.

TO: W

WHATEVER DAY

Whatever day you think of me,

So  far away across the sea,

Raise a glass and drink a toast,

To one who loves you more than most.

To: B

THE THINKING YEARS

Those meditations through the years

have brought you insight, calmed your fears.

You know the blinding truth at seventy –

The unexamined life is empty!

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About rhymebydesign

Mother, grandmother, mainstream poet and short story writer. Started off in life as a teacher, but then moved out of the classroom in to educational administration. Curious about what makes people tick, including my own tickings! I enjoy long walks, thought provoking books, theatre and leading a simple life. I offer a customised poetry writing service for any occasion you might like to mark. Contact me at rhymebydesign@hotmail.com for a quick quote.

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