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Lines and Creases
by carolyn may
06/28/07
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LINES AND CREASES



I've tried it all...you name it, friend,
The masks, the oils, the creams,
Yet mirrors don't reflect the face
That I see in my dreams.

Light moisturizers for the day
And heavy for the night,
With cleansers I must wash my face
But then I look a fright.

I wear make-up on my face to
Try and hide the creases,
My desire for a facelift
Seems it never ceases.

But my feeling is that if I
Go to see a surgeon,
When I wake up I'll find myself
Looking like a sturgeon.

I guess it's okay to have my
Make-up a little bit bolder,
For at the age of sixty-two
I am a little older.

But I might as well keep this face
The Lord chose just for me
And looking in the mirror quit
Complaining at what I see.

For most of my lines came from
Laughing or from weeping,
So I think that makes my face a
Little more worth keeping.

Next time I look in the mirror
I'll try not to complain
Since I decided all my lines
And creases will remain.


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Julia May 30 Jul 2007
This made me smile. Thanks for sharing - I have the lines and creases too. In Christ, Julia
Deborah Porter  28 Jun 2007
Carolyn, thank you so much for sharing this with us. My lines and creases were showing as I read it. You made me smile. With love, Deb (Editor, FaithWriters' Magazine and Challenge Coordinator)




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