Pagosa Springs Artists

Now That I Am Old

I recognize

what a load

doing can be,

but as a child

I only wanted

busyness, activity


never dreaming

of all the things

with which adult

brains must be

concerned, but


to tell the truth,

today's concerns

are not about what

must be, but are

about the maybes



first published in LONE STARS

©2018 Bonnie Manion


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