Poetry

Elders

by Gregg Oakley

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I will be saddened

As I grow older,

Not because of my age,

But because my elders,

Will be less of my elders.

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Who will I look to

For wisdom and guidance?

Who will advise me

With words of experience?

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Not knowledge,

Not information,

But lived wisdom.

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I will be saddened

when my elders

Become less of

My elders.

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