Jan 25 – “Ask me Anything”

Monday, January 25   – a new work day 

I looked out of our 2nd floor living room window, over the still-in-progress McNichols entrance, onto pre-dawn Parking Lot F.  I saw two cars near the lot entrance.   When this post is finished more early arrivers will have selected their places and turned off their engines;   it’s mostly employees now.  Students will come later and pack the big lot.   Weather.com says the 8:00 am sky will fill with winter sunlight that will ease back to “partly cloudy.”   Fresh sun to light a working day.

One of this list’s readers sent me a poem on November 22:  “A friend of mine sent me this poem today and I thought I’d share it with you.  I think it’s especially great.”    She’s right by me.  Best to read the poem out loud, with pauses.

Have a blest day.

 

john sj

Today’s Post –  “I Am Not Old”

I am not old…she said
I am rare.
I am the standing ovation
At the end of the play.
I am the retrospective
Of my life as art
I am the hours
Connected like dots
Into good sense
I am the fullness
Of existing.
You think I am waiting to die…
But I am waiting to be found
I am a treasure.
I am a map.
And these wrinkles are
Imprints of my journey
Ask me anything.

– Samantha Reynolds

p.s.

I searched for Samantha Reynolds and found many people;  can’t figure out which of these women wrote this poem.

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