by Jacquie Trudeau, age 72
(Minneapolis MN USA)
Oh mirror of myself, where have you gone?
I can't see where I am without your voice
Reflecting back absurdities; always our choice
For helpless laughs sustaining us till dawn
More times than I can count. What of our plan
To live together, old women by the sea
Wearing caftans, getting fatter, palm trees
Clicking in the breeze, our only fan.
Who else will join with me to share that view.
Who else will see the humor in that dream,
Sip icy lime with rum on our lanai
And half believe it really will come true.
As obvious to others as it seemed--
I never did believe that you would die.
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Senior Poetry.
Need money? You can create an income producing web site of your own. SBI teaches you what to do step by step from choosing the best topic to how to get paid. Why not explore it? I did. Click to learn more