Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Sonnet 74 -- A Christmas Pudding

Not having children or starting careers
We had our chances and we walked away
Happiness will come if we face our fears
Beginnings are done and won’t start today
We finish the race and are summing up
There is wisdom in our stark survival
We no longer need to drink from the cup
I know I’m not the young woman’s rival
But we are experts in life’s challenges
And I, at least, have the time to reflect
We can teach them tactics and revenges
And end our lives with a touch of respect
Too late for fame or children or houses
We can still roar like lions not mouses

No comments:

Post a Comment