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  Behinder
by Patrick A Granfors
Friday, April 09, 2010
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Remember, Grandma is always right.

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The faster I go

The behinder I get

My Grandma used to say

 

But being young

Such things far flung

From the innocence of the day

 

Then as I grew

With tasks to do

Along this path called living

 

The pace picked up

While I slowed down

A scene most unforgiving

 

I’m behinder

Despite my speed

 I contemplate at night

 

The faster I go

The behinder I get

My Grandma sure was right

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2010 Patrick A. Granfors

 




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Reviewed by Sandi Schraut
She sure as hell was! Sorry but as an oldster I reserve the right to be naughty!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Wise old Grandmas usually are right.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Oh brother! "...A scene most unforgiving..." everybody is hurrying on or I am getting slower...I hope it is the first, I am too old to try running to catch up with them (LOL)

Georg

Reviewed by Ed Matlack
And you are getting so much closer to your grandma's age, (OLD) so you know how she felt...LOL ;-) Ed
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
I appreciate the philosophical outlook that you have shared within your verses here, Patrick. They remind me of what it was like before I took early retirement. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Paul Berube
I can most definitly relate to this. Great write, Patrick.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Loved this lighthearted look at life's rush!!! Well penned, my friend.

Anna
Reviewed by Eileen Granfors
Sometimes it helps to make a list of priorities when time gets tight although I know that is antithetical to the Granfors' clan.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader)
that's because all the products we use to cut down on time actually make us busier. cell phones, text messaging, e-mails, Internet, etc. strange paradox. the price of convenience it would seem.
Reviewed by pat medlin
another good one patrick....you make me want to 'get back on the boat'...my mind's full just can't seem to slam it down on paper...patmedlin
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