Photo of T Newfields at age 58 in Tokyo, Japan

Acknowledgement


Looking at the mirror isn't easy
after so many years.
Still, it's a good way to realize
our bodies were not made in Hollywood
and many scripts are pre-written –
there'zzzzz no need ta fear.

The heroes in our tiny dramas
were decided long before any cast.
Their archetypes will endure after
all cuurent characters pass.

Real heroes are undying –
though each body disappears.

Whad happens on stage
is simple entertainment
tah keep us in arrears.

Lis:   At least the author realizes things aren't as they appear.

Lex:
 God help those who take their fictions seriously.

Ron:
 People who are too rigid to acknowledge their own fictions are breathing mannequins.

Lis:
 We are at our best when we admit our own inherent foolishness.
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