Crone Years

A celebration

Tara Lingeman
Published in
2 min readApr 17, 2024


Photo by Glen Hodson on Unsplash

1000 deep lines
crisscross your face,
Each crease a page
of your story rich
and full of neighborhood
hide and seek,
siblings more plentiful
than fingers that held
jacks and marbles
and dreamt of
playing the piano.



Tara Lingeman

Seeker, Lover of Stories, Writer, and Teacher. Author of a memoir about searching and finding and a novel, Salamandra. Find both @