Growing old, no finery, aging
body, luster gone from aging
eyes. Vanished beauty, shaded
looks from an old lover; the
The enemy that is not kind, as
both beauty and strength decays.
Time engulfs the aged, suddenly
life changes in every way.
Of youth, we dream, while youth
and old age begin to entwine; we
mellow with each setting sun, our
minds fight becoming old, of truth
At last, we see the world with fading
eyes; hearts becomes weak. The past
gone there is no future; the years have
gone by so quickly, we weep.
The days are long, were we ever young,
this crumbling body we cannot change; the
prison we live in, the past, the present
brings only weary pain.
Suffer, feeble, remembrance hidden deep
within our minds; emotions felt, we must
live the hand dealt life has not been
Frozen in time like ghosts’, nothing left to tell;
it is the last stage of life, some wait for Heaven,
while others continue to live in hell!
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