How in heaven the old

How in heaven the old appears first

for the sake of recognition –

your gaunt frame and thinning hair,

the soft blue veins on the back of your hand.

We’ll need to be sure.

We’ll have to hear the little cough in your throat first,

before we’ll know we’re there.

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