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MAINTAINING CREATIVE RELEVANCE

I REVEL IN MY RELEVANCE


I revel in my relevance
I am revealed through my reverie
I am real
I reel in my creativity to cast once more upon the waters of chance
I am a lance to pierce the shroud of ageism
I am young before my time
I am dancing in time
In my mind I am dancing don’t you see me

..and this is what 65 looks like

I am full
Of life
Of dreams
Of laughter
Of sobs
I am full
       but there is  always room for desert

Atrophy creeps in when I’m not looking

A crepey neck, a sagging jowl line

A descending bottom with arms that shake…all by themselves….

Still I revel in my relevance

I stay abreast of current events til they bore me
Then I change my stroke and sidestroke till I tickle my fancy
I talk out loud bluetooth or not
I embrace my veins criss-crossing my thighs

I harbour no envy nor jealousy of youth
I was there
I was fabulous
Or so they say as if to say .I’m what ?not anymore?
My stories my song those echoes of past
Resound again and again in the future

I write my words to dance out of my mouth
I weave the cloth that will cover my stage

For the magic’s still there hidden between folds
Of life
of flesh


I add up the stats so laboriously gathered as proof that the struggle was real
I add up the years like I add up the stars that I wished upon once upon a time
SEE
There will always be dragons and hell pits to vanquish
 there will always be stars in the skies
          The world needs   The  crone
The crone is the oracle to understanding through fear or grace
in our stories on our screens large and small

 So again I repeat in case you forgot

                 I revel in my relevance


Now you say it I REVEL IN MY RELEVANCE



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