Some Lines Witten while Sitting in the Atrium at Dartmouth (NH) Medical Center By Estelle Cade

I bought a hat the other day.
It was so cute, it fit so well;
It’s definitely you,
my friends all say. 

I bought some shoes the other day;
bright red, and so in style that
just to look at them
makes me smile.

Dressed up now,
from toes to head –
look at what’s next,
Old Age said.
There is a magic cloak for you
It comes in many colors.
Some will wear it gracefully –
(and then there are the others..)

If your hat is charming
And your shoes catch the eye,
You may wear your
Old Age Cloak –
and clear as a bell –
you may think what you like –
and say it as well.
Imagine the fascinating
tales you can tell!

Some, wiser than others,
will listen and learn
For they will realize
sooner rather than later
it will one day be their turn.

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