~ The  Age  Of  Greyness ~

~ The Age Of Greyness ~

A Poem by Carola

Do I want to be grey… Oh no!
I want what I always had.
Hair colour the shade of coffee,
Perhaps then I’ll become more visible.

Notice how older people get no smiles,
Are rarely regarded, and largely overlooked.
By government cost cutting agendas,
In public spaces, and often by families as well.

Society is absorbed by the looks of youth,
By sporty people and athletic agile youngsters.
Older folk ought to wear brighter colours,
To stave off the invisible Age Of Greyness.

Carola Hume  /  July 2017

© 2017 Carola

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Posted 1 Month Ago

very very nice. I am transitioning over from blackish to grayish. thanks

Posted 1 Month Ago

Great factual read! The most up to date model seems always more appealing but what about age and wine? The older the vintage the finer the taste eh!

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Added on September 13, 2017
Last Updated on September 13, 2017
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i'm a retired commercial pilot now in my 70's. my hobbies are feeding wild birds, painting and poetry. more..

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