Flesh becomes a liar.
Declining hormones squelch desire.
Your friend the mirror will betray you.
Aches and pains will of’t dismay you.
To the younger set? You’re inconsequential.
To prospective employers? No long-range potential.
Your opinions? Easily dismissable.
Leaves you wondering, “Am I really that invisible?”
It’s just as deadly as it looks.
Now, tell me again how old you feel?
Really? That old?
This was written for last weeks Crimson’s Creative Challenge, the photo captioned, ‘Downhill’ and the three phrases provided by the OLWG #30. The phrases were:
- Really? That old?
- Was she really invisible?
- Just as deadly as it looks