Park Bench

Global News | Ini Berita

Sat on their park bench like book ends…

weathered faces///ancient eyes///weary wrinkles
lost looks
distant wars///dead friends///slow death
mortal fears
busy scene///young people///hurried steps
anxious destinations

where did
those
days of
purpose
go

swirling
currents
rush by
unnoticed 
aged
islands

yesterday’s children///recollected lives///fading memories
ineluctable end


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