What happen to us?
We had a lifetime ahead of us,
And the warning of the old for our guide;
“That will never happen to us….”
… they laughed.
Suddenly we became mortal.
Aware of time becoming fleeting,
Though we are young at heart, we are young no more.
The river of time slowly carries us to our graves,
As it always has,
But now we can feel the current’s tug.
Life became a list of all not accomplished
…a long list
And time is getting less….
Yet I have miles to go before I go…
But I have miles to go…..