“…The surprise is - ‘they’ are you. I am of course referring to the elderly. You are mainly young and vital, and your dotage isn’t something you even want to consider. There are many decades in front of you to insulate you from such morbid thoughts. The reality is they’re you, inasmuch as yesterday they were also young and full of fire.”
© S. Marian, Oct.1, 2012
An excerpt from a piece titled, “There But For The Passage of Time Go I,” to be posted tomorrow, Tuesday Oct. 2nd on “A View From Outside the Box,” url: adialogue.
(photo credit from BBC series, “One Foot in the Grave,” Victor Meldrew played by Richard Wilson)