Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted September 4, 2016

This work has reached the exceptional level
Aging leaves much to be desired

It's All in the Cards

by Cynthia1

Past my prime and mem'ry fades
I pretend through life's charades
praying for the ace of spades

7-7-7 Poem About Aging writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a three-line poem in the words of an average Joe or Jane.
It must make a philosophical first-person statement about being old or getting old.

Each of the three lines is required to have exactly seven syllables.
Some alliteration is required, and at least one end-of-line rhyme.
No animation, no soundtrack.

Voters are asked to consider the caliber of the narrator's philosophy.

Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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