What I know is old:

old furniture, old stories, old songs,

old love.

What I love is old:

old books, old places, old sayings,

and one old man.


Write what you know, they say, and so

I write old:

old times, old ways, old words

jostle into the light beside the new

and maybe sometimes

startle with their fresh breath.



About grannysu

storyteller, writer, poet, gardener, countrywoman
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2 Responses to Old

  1. Libby says:

    Lovely. I can identify with this!

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