Poem I wrote: Ponderin’ ‘n’ Wonderin’: A Conversation with Self

The Thinker Ponderin' 'n' Wonderin':A Conversation with SelfBy Stephany Spencer-LeBaronAt seventy-one, I'm hungBy protruding nailsOn my ladder's last rung,Wonderin' what elseI might've won.And should I try for moreBefore I'm done?Or should I commitTo recreation,Cease ambition and aspiration;Cease trying to make more of myself.Simplify life by puttingStruggle on the shelf?Sure, I ponder,As I wonder 'n' wander,But…