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#413258 - 10/16/12 08:43 AM agreements
MarkK Offline
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Registered: 04/02/07
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Loc: Denver, CO
I donít remember agreeing to grow old

If age comes with wisdom
   when do I start to understand
      the lingering effects of the abuse?

If age comes with forgetfullness
   when do I start forgetting the abuse
      and losing the pain at its side?

If age comes with compassion
   when do I start having some
      for myself?

If age comes with aches and pains
   can they at least wait
      until Iím over the ones from the abuse?

No, I donít remember agreeing to grow old

But then Ė I donít remember agreeing to grow up either

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#413498 - 10/18/12 09:45 AM Re: agreements [Re: MarkK]
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Great poem MarkK!
unfortunately we all are caught by same agreements smile
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#413647 - 10/19/12 12:29 PM Re: agreements [Re: MarkK]
MarkK Offline
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Are we?? This is one of those places where I feel isolated - like I'm the only one dreading, fearing, and hating my increasing age...

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#414386 - 10/26/12 04:32 PM Re: agreements [Re: MarkK]
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I think that almost every human being is there feeling isolated and in fear of aging...
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#414387 - 10/26/12 04:59 PM Re: agreements [Re: MarkK]
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of course
and i suppose that is settled then

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#414481 - 10/27/12 08:02 PM Re: agreements [Re: MarkK]
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I just turned 66 and have been dealing with the awareness of what happened to me for 29 years and I still feel like a bobber in a lake of emotion. I think I understand what you are saying.
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I'm a freeman now, his authority's dead
no pain monger lies in my comfortable bed!

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#414666 - 10/29/12 05:38 PM Re: agreements [Re: MarkK]
MarkK Offline
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a lot of depression in that one... i'd ask how much lower - but someone might tell me.

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