Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Old, Not Gone

Poetry

A black and white image of an elderly lady crying.
Photo by Jeremy Wong on Unsplash

Unconditional youth would see old fools, not the knowledge

These beautiful animals went with the wanted, not the truth telling

Old, advanced, and lost like the people gone before

Open life knowing the love ended long ago, life ending not too far behind

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