My daughter

grown and sweet

asks a question-

 

are birthdays

as meaningful

at your age?

 

Her age

is 49.

 

I could answer.

Yes and no.

 

Yes,  

joy still arises

at this age,

a reshuffling of memories.

 

No, 

there is less forward

than back.

 

 

Dave Barber

19 Dec 08

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