The Lark
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The Lark

One Old Friend Departs

Photo by Mykyta Martynenko on Unsplash

One old friend departs.
The years are hastening by.
Time to stop and think.

We, blithely live on.
Counting our luck, at missing that
Fateful, final blow.

Bound in habits, old,
Will we gaze upwards and on,
Or stare at the ground?

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The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Christine Frances Annette Andrews

Christine Frances Annette Andrews

I am retired, enjoy reading, writing and painting watercolours. I keep a curious outlook on life. Remember the past. Live in the present. Welcome the future

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