Monday, May 4, 2009

Postscript to a Poem

Women who decide to embrace the maturity and intellectual attainment of middle age are far more attractive than the sad specimens clinging like desperate survivors to the sinking raft of youth.
Daniel Bell

5 comments:

Poetikat said...

That sounds about right, but I'd rather hear it coming from a woman, I think.

Kat

Kelly Jene said...

Ouch.

(Spoken from someone not looking forward to turning 32 at the end of the month.) ;)

FranIAm said...

I think it is brilliant!

John Ettorre said...

He said a mouthful. As for hearing it come from a woman, Poetikat, you did indeed hear it coming from our hostess, Diane, in the previous post, her lovely poem called Glory Days.

Susan's Snippets said...

DVF -

I will cling to the raft as long as I can armed with the knowledge that I still can swim...if need be!!

out on the sea