In the Blink of an Eye

I took but a sip of the nectar of life,

sweet, exhilarating, and poignant.

So quickly life has passed,

Petals already wilting at the edges

but still holding fast, looking for beauty once flawless,

now more beautiful with wisdom.

It seemed only yesterday that I was a child running free, cares nowhere in sight.

Now the burdens are heavy,

weighing on me, making it more difficult to rise.

But still I do,

still I wake and reach for the warmth of the sun,

grateful for another day.

One thought on “In the Blink of an Eye

  1. Denise,
    So beautiful! You captured what I have been feeling. Sometimes this aging thing is hard for me. John just turned 60 last week and I will be 58 in November. Lord, all 3 kids are over 21 now and I can’t believe where the time went! Thank you for sharing and I loved your post regarding Miss Fay….very moved.

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