embracing my wrinkles
fine lines around these eyes
took a lifetime
to earn

for them
am adept
patient
my manner sophisticated
for them
am wise
trained
liberated

power lies in me
to what these wrinkles suggest

a little of my age
or many of my triumphs

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#poetry #wrinkles #oldage #inspiration

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