The sun set slowly
reminded us of the glory days
When we had youth and fortitude.
We cannot all age well
Yet we all remember our youthful ways,
when we danced playfully at the murky edge of maturity.
This body frail as it is now
was a totem, an emblem of our love and lives together,
hallowed in the summers of our spiritual enlightenment before we had children of our own.
The sun sets slowly.
Death washes over us,
creeps through the open window in the dead of night.
©Alison Jean Hankinson.
napwrimo 18 Day 29 the penultimate.
This is for d’Verse open link night.