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By Frederick Foote


Old bones snap, crackle, and pop
cataracts dull lenses to a hazy gray
familiar procedures breed confusion
essential words are just beyond recall
organizing pills is a demanding routine
bowel movements are the apex of the day
each sundown is a countdown to
another round of snap, crackle, and pop

Article © Frederick Foote. All rights reserved.
Published on 2020-06-08
Image(s) are public domain.
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