©By: R.L.King – From the book Memories & Time ©2017
My life is in the latter stages, closer to dusk than dawn,
but I’ve found a special lady,,,, willing to tag along.
She’s the first I didn’t measure, never comparing her to you,
but she’s the first to really complete me,,, in all we say or do.
We know our days are numbered; time is moving really fast.
We’ve not much left to accomplish; careers are in our past.
Seldom do we party; our life is more sedate,
but we’ve handled all the things, life has heaped upon our plate.
Oh, we haven’t given up on life, we still have goals in place,
they’re just not so pressing, and we’ve kinda slowed the pace.
We’re so glad we found each other, having lost our lifelong mates.
I’d say we’re both content…. our twilight years are going great.
Life is now in the latter stages, closer to dusk than dawn,
but years ago I found a special lady,,,, willing to tag along.
Gramps use’ta say
“We all reach a point
when we know our way around……
but more ’an likely by then,
…we ain’t goin nowhere.”
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1 thought on “AM I THE ONLY ONE . . . who finds himself closer to the end than to the beginning?”
Beautiful post and a lovely tribute to Donna♥️
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