Getting Old is Not for Sissies

An ode to growing old and powerful

Photo by Brett Sayles

Your body has run out of its warranty, and loss is your new companion. People you know and love are dead or dying. Your world is shrinking, your home disappeared. No one will give you a break. You suppose to know everything. You’re an obstacle, an obsolesce. It serves you well, why did you have to get old?