Age Of Aquarius – The Next Chapter — (Reblog)

“When the moon is in the Seventh House And Jupiter aligns with Mars Then peace will guide the planets And love will steer the stars This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius” – 5th Dimension, 1969 Every 2,150 years approximately we have a new Astrological Age. The much-anticipated Age of Aquarius begins when […]

Age Of Aquarius – The Next Chapter —

‘Old’ — A Poem

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They think I’m losing my mind,
that my time to live is almost done.

They say I’ve had my day,
that I don’t deserve what I’ve spent

my whole life saving up for,
these few short years which fly by

at an ever increasing speed,
toward some stark oblivion,

a fate which awaits even those
who would question my worth

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

*Our elderly population should be valued, treasured, not criticised simply for existing. Every life is precious.

Poem: Age

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You reach a certain age
and assumptions are made.

You don’t need a job
Your mortgage is paid
You’ve had your life
Your opinion doesn’t count
Soon you’ll be gone
and the world will be mine

What kind of world is that?

copyright Francis Barker 2019