Age With Me

The hands we hold are the heart in ‘we.’

Carolyn Riker
Feb 2 · 1 min read
Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

Age with me
and we’ll take turns
making tea.
I’ll lace yours
and then mine
with a bit of Brandy.

Age with me
letting gray locks see
the turntable of time
I’m not you
and you’re not me
but together we can be
two ships out at sea.

Age with me
to spark our quest
with our inevitable key
crafted from difficulties
yet willing to accept
our abundant seeds
of budding unity.

Age with me
when the days
can’t find their ways
but night still curls us
into silver spoons at rest.

Age with me
to see
the lines of our wrinkles
the smiles in their creases
the tears of tired
the hands we hold
are the heart in ‘we.’

Age with me
it’ll be our adventure
where you’ll see
my sentiments
with just a look
and I’ll smile knowing
you and I
were always meant to be.

Carolyn Riker is an author of three beautiful books of poetry and prose. She’s also a licensed mental health therapist in private practice. Her books are available on Amazon.

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Carolyn Riker

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Dreamer. Poet. HSP. Empath. Licensed MH Therapist. 3 books published. 3X Top Writer. Love espressos & my chunky cat. www.carolynriker.com

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