Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Slowing Down--By Barbara Siekierski--United States

Slowing Down

Aging creeps up
like a shadow
on a wall.
Steps seem
like mountains
and eyesight
a faded sunset.
The birds still
are singing
in the trees
to ease growing
old, a reminder
that hope is still
a part of life.

Barbara Siekierski is a writer from Swarthmore, PA.

6 comments:

  1. This is so very true. Though I'm still middle-aged I see my parents go through their elder years with trials and pains. I don't look forward to some of the things that you must endure after getting that old. You have written a magnificent poem. I really enjoyed reading this awesome piece, Great work,

    Russell

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  2. Hi Barbara, Thank you for sharing your well written poem. Everyone can relate one way or another to your message. Good wishes, Chris~

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  3. Barbara,
    I liked this. You make growing old seem not so bad.
    Your friend,
    David Fox

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  4. Hi Everyone,

    Thank you for your kind comments on Barbara's creative poem. I will send them to her. Good use of imagery to share your thoughts, Barbara. It is always a pleasure to publish your poetry.

    Blessings and best wishes,
    Karen

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