General Poetry posted January 13, 2022


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A Nonet Poem about my kids.

Even Children Get Older

by Laurie Holding

I'm watching as my children get old:
One uses dye for her gray hair,
one says she's weary from work,
one preps asparagus.
While they talk hands-free,
those busy hands
remind me
of their
youth.



Nonet Poetry Contest contest entry


Always fun to dabble in forms unfamiliar to me.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Artwork by Renate-Bertodi at FanArtReview.com

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