I Am Going to be Sixty
by Rosalie Ferrer Kramer
Sunday, August 31, 2003
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I wrote the this poem when I turned 50, thinking that was terribly old. I changed the title when I turned 60 and thought, "now I am ancient." Presently, at over 70 years of age, I sure wish I were 60 again.
I AM GOING TO BE SIXTY?
Where did it go,
the glow ?
When did I get old,
the skin fold,
Around the eyes,
And the thighs?
The mirror told me,
but I did not see
Could I be SIXTY?
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|Reviewed by Jackie Brooks
|A couple of weeks ago I was 21 - for the third time!! Jackie|
|Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
|Well I am enjoying it !!! Love the poem.|
|Reviewed by William Manchee
|So true. Time is nasty culprit. Well done.|
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
absolutely true! :) terrific, heartfelt write that many will identify with
be grateful...every morning that you wake up, breathing and above ground, is a good day :)
(((HUGS))) and love,
i'm 44...but feel 88 today *boy, do i ever* LOL
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
|I'm sixty-five. I don't complain. I don't whine. I . . . Oh, God, please, please make me forty again! Sorry. Emotional. Couldn't help it.|
|Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
|i wonder about that myself, and i am only 44. i think how can i be nearly middle aged when i don't even look my age or act it? (FEELING my age is another story; at times, i feel 84, thanks to uncle arthur; wish i could evict him, but he won't leave my body alone! stupid achy joints! LOL) cute write! (((HUGS))) and love, your texas friend, karen lynn. :D|