New porridge old toast


“You’re still young” they say

Not

“You’re young”

That’s how I know

I am older than I should have been

When he left me

9 thoughts on “New porridge old toast

    1. Or, I prompt people with, “I’m old” as a reason to explain some odd thing I did or something I misunderstood, and often get, “You’re not old” back. That doesn’t always work though.

      1. Sadly, I have found the same thing, even with “I am old and stupid.” It never works with close family and rarely with friends. For me, it is fishing for compliments in a dry riverbed.

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