Sonnets from Suburbia: Late Bloomer

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Late Bloomer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are over sixty does the term

late bloomer really no longer apply?

At long last has the time come to confirm

that certain dreams should be allowed to die?

That fantasy of busking at the mall

or better yet of touring with The Boss

or hoping that your talent would enthrall

the hoy polloy, and golden coins you’d toss.

Or getting some attention from the press

with publicists and handlers at the ready,

your therapist who’d help you cope with stress,

the entourage on hand to keep you steady.

But back on earth reality is king.

Your husband gently says, “Babe, you can’t sing



 

Lady Penelope

Penny Peyser, aka “Lady Penelope” is an actress / writer / documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles.  Her sonnets have been published in Defenestration , Blood & Bourbon, Page & Spine and Chantwood Magazine among others.  Highlights from her acting career include The Hot l Baltimore original production at Circle in the Square, the films All the President’s Men, The InLaws, The Frisco Kid and TV series Rich Man,  Poor Man II, The Tony Randall Show,  Crazy Like a Fox and Knots Landing.  Please visit http://Linktr.ee/penpeyser for all links and to learn about her documentaries Trying to Get Good and Stillpoint. And now Penny Peyser has gathered all of her sonnets into a new book, “Sonnets from Suburbia: More Candles Than Cake”. It is a work of pure genius!

Lady Penelope

Penny Peyser, aka “Lady Penelope” is an actress / writer / documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles.  Her sonnets have been published in Defenestration , Blood & Bourbon, Page & Spine and Chantwood Magazine among others.  Highlights from her acting career include The Hot l Baltimore original production at Circle in the Square, the films All the President’s Men, The InLaws, The Frisco Kid and TV series Rich Man,  Poor Man II, The Tony Randall Show,  Crazy Like a Fox and Knots Landing.  Please visit http://Linktr.ee/penpeyser for all links and to learn about her documentaries Trying to Get Good and Stillpoint. And now Penny Peyser has gathered all of her sonnets into a new book, “Sonnets from Suburbia: More Candles Than Cake”. It is a work of pure genius!

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