ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Ode To Growing Old — Weary But Worthy

40 Going On 50

Revised 4/18/2021

I’m sorry I neglected you, left your weary bones to ache and your joints stiff

I’m sorry that life and strife laid you out, laid you down — immobilized stiffen and calcified

I’m sorry that I let your beauty fade in the haze and phases of depression and apathy

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Teressa P.

Teressa P.

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Writer, matriarch, educator & advocate with bylines in Zora, Momentum, An Injustice!, Illumination, Creators Hub, etc. Community Builder #FoodieFridays