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The cacophony of youth
badgers for an encore,

tries to impose brown hairs
through an all grey head.

But perpetual dreams have given way
to unmet desires and blighted visions.

Grey is softer and more forgiving.
Maturity is an acquired taste.

- Judith Pordon

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