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YEARS OF OLD AGE

YEARS OF OLD AGE
When one gets old, his ears recede
from bad to worse, so do his eyes.
Dementia starts to attack him.
No one a farewell would him bid.

He faces that if he depends
on lust and how he collects wealth,
but if he builds upon his soul,
his last few years will be great mirth.

Experience makes him shun mistakes.
Falling in wells of sin brings pain.
All fall in them except the wise
and wisdom comes in those last years.

So blithe gets man when his soul soars
among the saints and their pure past.
He feels his soul is clean like theirs
and yearns to meet those whom he's missed.
BY JOSEPH ZENIEH
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