Pablo Neruda: Ode To Age

I don’t believe in age.

All the old people
have in
their eyes
a child,
and children
sometimes look at us with
the eyes of wise old people.

 

Old-Man-and-Child

                                   Gunnison, CO, 1982

Time is a game
played beautifully
by children

Fragment 79, Heraclitus (600 B.C.)