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Perspective

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Time passes…

Need glasses

Recollections expand and contract

Some memories shrivel and shrink

(could drive one to drink?)

Looking through a microscope

They fall into context

Perspective…

Blowing up before my eyes

Black and white

Dark and light

Greys are a passing phase

Magnify…

Maximise or minimise

Separate the wheat from the chaff

Unsure – ignore

Crucial yesterday

Trivial today

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Β©Denise G Allen, 14 March 2013 06:50

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

26 thoughts on “Perspective

  1. Dang.. I love it…

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  2. I thought this was very perceptive of my time of life, Denise. I think growing older can only be accepted if one grows old disgracefully.
    Humour is the best medicine for age!
    John

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  3. Looking back at what was critical in our youth becomes a tender smile in maturity.
    blessings ~ maxi

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  4. crucial yesterday, trivial today…ha….true that…often in how we look at it…and in the moment it seems so important…smiles.

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  5. Thought-provoking poem, Denise,

    “Crucial yesterday

    Trivial today”

    Or is it the other way around perhaps?

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  6. Like! It keeps changing, just as perspectives can do

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  7. Could drive one to drink alright! Your poem made me smile…

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  8. The process of aging (maturing?) summed-up in 20 lines.. Efficiency at its best..

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  9. This poem really came from the heart…..I can tell. πŸ™‚

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  10. So very true about perspective, sometimes with tragic results. Something that today might get a slight shrug might well have driven one to contemplate suicide as a teenager.

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  11. “Crucial yesterday

    Trivial today” – interesting how it becomes that way.

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