A New Me

Reboot. Rejuvenate.
Retired? Poor phrase.
Never intended to tire again.
Released from to-dos and alarm clocks.
I revel in the autumn of my life.

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Photo from a Boston 4th of July celebration with the Boston Pops on the Esplanade, soon after my rejuvenatement.

Day 25, National Poetry Writing Month. Prompt from Toads, where we are asked to write about a reboot, a renewal, that is meaningful to our lives.

8 thoughts on “A New Me

  1. adda April 26, 2020 / 6:54 pm

    I love the picture and the poem! I certainly have not retired but have readjusted. Enjoy!!!

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  2. Nancy Jahnke April 26, 2020 / 7:08 pm

    My favorite picture of you and new nomenclature for retirement! Great poem! ❤️Nan

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  3. Ellecee April 26, 2020 / 7:26 pm

    Love this❣️And you look so vibrant and alive🌹Well done🙏

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  4. kim881 April 27, 2020 / 2:42 am

    I love that picture, Lill, and the phrase ‘Never intended to tire again’! Autumn is the best season.

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  5. Kerry April 27, 2020 / 5:41 am

    Wonderful self-affirmation!

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  6. sanaarizvi April 27, 2020 / 10:11 am

    Lovely!! 💝💝

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  7. Joyce April 27, 2020 / 1:16 pm

    I remember that photo. Wasn’t it printed in the newspaper?

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