Midlife Crisis

 

MIDLIFE CRISIS
(a shadorma)

the crisis
everyone faces
midway in
life’s journey…
is not knowing for sure when
it’s really mid-life

2012-08-27
P. Wanken

Inspired by Carry On Tuesday’s prompt #170 to use all or part of a modern translation of the first line of Dante’s Inferno: “Midway in life’s journey….”

I’ve also posted this poem for Day 55 at “100 Days of Summer” — click here to go to their Facebook page.

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21 comments

  1. Nice writing, Paula, but I have to be honest, and sorry if this is a bit of a downer. At 56, I realize I have probably lived longer than I am going to live. And, if I think too much about that, it makes me feel sad.

    Patricia

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  2. Oh yes, and then that stinking roadmap–always missing right when you think you know where you are going–which is mid, anyway–it’s a moving target 🙂 Nice write!

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