I may have been retired from work
because I’m over sixty five,
but the thing that worries me now
is how to keep my brain alive.
My mental wheels must keep turning.
What else can I now do with my day?
I do some puzzles and crosswords
but that just seems to me like play.
Then I tried to write some stories
and even tried some comic verse.
I’ve tried to revise a language,
but I think I am getting worse.
So I’ve taken a part-time job.
I’m such a small cog in a wheel.
So long as that wheel keeps turning,
how very much better I feel!
Day 19 C.W. Challenge – write a “Wheel” poem.