both over 60
you feel young
perhaps 40ish

you look at her
as if you’re 45
but she knows

you’re not
if she looks closer
it’s at your wallet

I see you as you
are, love you
we are the same age

Image Credit:Hamed Taha

Julie A. Dickson is a poet and writer of YA fiction, based on personal experiences of bullying, mixed with fantasy and magic. Her poetry appears in over 50 journals, including Misfit, Sledgehammer, Open Door, etc. She is a push cart nominee, past poetry board member, advocate for captive elephants and companion of two rescued feral cats. Writers write.