The Lark
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The Lark

Wrinkles

Poetry

Photo by Takalani Radali on Unsplash

upon a face
weather-worn
jovial lines creased
and born

a tree ages
its growth in rings
it bears its stature
its leaves rustle to sing

a cat’s fur and teeth
show telltale signs
of an aging feline
still purring fine

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Giulietta Passarelli

Giulietta Passarelli

Author/Poet/Writer of middle grade novels, short stories, & poems, for adults & the ageless: http://www.gpassarelli.com; updates website every 1st of the month.