the right to change,
Well aware the years are in her favor.
Even as her possibilities
Narrow to reflect her qualities,
The open space is something she can savor,
Young enough to range and
Still, the touch of passing
time is strange,
X-ing out unsuitable behavior.
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Audio and Video Music: Angel's Dream. By Aakash Gandhi. Music free to use at YouTube.