An age is but a number that normally recognizes your years of knowledge

It should never be used to measure your importance,

Significance or


Age is a measure of seasoning,

Wealth and


We should be proud of who and what we are

With age, we come to realize where we are

Where we are not

 And learn of what we can do to change whatever emptiness

Or unhappiness we are feeling

With age comes control of one’s life and the ability to do different

And new things

Like voting for our president

Getting married

Working full time

Taking a trip across country

Age of innocence and despair

We can often not change our past

But control the future

  The part not controlled by fate that is


By Felina Silver Robinson

Copyright© 1998, 2017


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