Not to be missed  (senryu)

Not to be missed (senryu)

A Poem by Norman 223

Spoken words can last
Until the memory fails
Ergo,  use a pen.......

© 2021 Norman 223


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This is so very true. Hence the invention of the journal.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Yes, spoken word is wonderful dear Norman, but I too forget and need refreshing, as your sweet Senryu suggests-"ergo"- the written word helps when accompanying it! :))

Posted 1 Month Ago


Norman 223

1 Month Ago

I sympathise,of course, Annette. But realistically the written word is the only way that I was able.. read more
There is truth in your words. A well done senryu!

Posted 1 Month Ago


Norman 223

1 Month Ago

Thank you Sharon. I have to confess that this is of course a rueful reflection of my ageing . :-.. read more
The beauty of messaging in old age. It takes me a while to process whatever's been sent to me as an overture & a little while more to think of what to say in answer to it. Us old folks are fine with a back-and-forth that occurs every few days or weeks, as feeble minds dicker! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

LOVE seeing you at the cafe lately! Really makes me *smile*!

Posted 1 Month Ago


Norman 223

1 Month Ago

It's so comforting to know that my sporadic literary meanderings still have not been banned, althou.. read more
barleygirl

1 Month Ago

This is funny & witty! You haven't lost a bit of it!
the mind grows old and forgets
the pen does not
there is an eternal etch onto the page.
so true,
j.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Norman 223

1 Month Ago

Your aphorism,Jacob, still echoes with with mine, that hankering for old fashioned pen calligraphy.. read more

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Norman 223
Norman 223

Essex UK, United Kingdom



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Now, having reached the age of 89 I'm still trying to write as an optimistic exercise in keeping senility at bay, although I reluctantly have to accept age,unreliable memory, pacemakers and synthet.. more..

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A Poem by Norman 223