TIME : Tuesday Photo Challenge

This is Frank’s week 100 of Tuesday Photo Challenge and the prompt, appropriately, is TIME.

In Frank’s own words, “As I test your patience, I thought it might be interesting to make that part of the theme for this week, selecting Time.  Of course, Time can be depicted in many ways, from the image of a clock, or the rhythmic swing of a metronome, to Times Square or whatever catches your creative eye!”

I am trying to depit it very personal way.  The toll that time has taken on my receding hairline.

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My hairline – November 2002

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My hairline, December 2017

What a difference fifteen years make.

Cruelty of time
Paid the penalty with
My receding hairline
In another fifteen years
If I am alive
Sun will shine
Reflection blinding
From non-existant hairline
My spouse will be happy
She won’t need a mirror
To adjust her makeup
She will be just fine
Oh, what fun it will be
To get back the hairline
Of my prime
Alas, not to happen
Toll had been taken
By cruelty of time

Here is another perspective of time, past, present and future in one photograph.

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The three stages of life: Bud, bloom and past its prime.

 

Wheel

Wheel of life revolves slow and steady
Turning slowly towards its ultimate goal
H
ighs and lows,bumps on the road,
Nothing can stop its continuous roll
Eternity may be the quest of
Incarnations of the immortal soul
Eternal is not this life of ours,
One day we must leave this watering hole
Live life to its fullest, without fear,
Everybody will have to pay the toll


Week 18 of My Fifty Two Weeks Journey with “W”

Write Anything Wednesday-May 1-2016