I may not fit the definition 

But I’ve decided

This is mid life. 

It would be a miracle

if I lived to twice my current age.

 

It may not be a crisis. 

I’m not wearing red pants and having affairs–

red never suited me.

But it looks like 

a What Now?

 

In the coin toss of smelling the roses

and doing what is “right,”

I always lose. 

 

Saee Koranne-Khandekar

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