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Simply Time


This space
isn’t big
enough to

tell you
about the
hopes and

dreams that
didn’t happen
and the hopes

and dreams
yet to come.
There is only

one difference
between the
hopes and

dreams of the
young and
the hopes and

dreams of the
old. If you are
are a dreamer

like me you
know that the
difference is

simply time

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alslaff

Poet, Writer, US Army (Retired)

I dreamed of writing when I was a youngster. The love of books and writing may have helped to dull the pain of severe sexual abuse as I was sexually abused by two men at my father’s place of work from age 8 to 12 or so. I learned about this for the first time when I was 50 years old. So, as a boy, reading was the only place I had to go to. My fantasy world was better and safer than my real world. I loved reading and writing.
Reading books and writing poetry are a joy to me still and are an important part of my life. (See my About Me page on my blog for the complete profile.)

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