Nothing Gold

Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay. -Robert Frost

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Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States

I am a white American middle class suburban housewife trying desperately to tell herself that that is not who she is. One time I was a glowing young ruffian. Oh my God it was a million years ago.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

I Made It

Well, I'm 28 now. I made it past 27. I didn't die like Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, Kurt Cobain, Brian Jones, Louis Chauvin and Ron McKernan. Hmm.

5 Comments:

Blogger Schuyler said...

Congratulations! And happy birthday.

Actually, you've outlived a veritable plane-full of people. I found a list!

2:18 PM  
Blogger Maggie said...

Ah yes but all the people I listed died at the age of 27.

And thanks.

2:42 PM  
Blogger Ken said...

Happy birthday Maggie! With death approaching (~60 years or less), we have all the more reason to live life fully!

Ken

3:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

am i really as old as Marilyn Monroe and Diana, Princess of Wales?

Congratulations on continued breath. May you experience an abundant and whole life as your days continue.

stace

4:12 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

Happy birthday!

12:04 PM  

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