SEN-ESSENCE, “on the art of aging’ published in 2010, is available on amazon. After being officially labelled “old” at 65 by the Canadian Gov’t, in SEN-ESSENCE, over the last many years, I have explored the aging process (senescence), and the attributes (essence) that make us who we fundamentally are – forever young at heart.
What do they do with your email, when
your laptop becomes part of a tag sale?
you are out there now
reluctantly exposed on cyberspace.
a digital footprint
arthritic, calloused, fatigued,
and wary of the web.
generationally a pre-TV
analog relic, in love
with the ease of exploring
for the moment, the now.
someday someone stumbles on
your netlingo, a litany
of acronyms and leetspeak.
for what it’s worth,
garage sales are more obtrusive.
your life grandfathered on tables
and lawns, perused and fondled by bargain hunters.
eventually, everything is disposed of.
time as we know it,
the only barter
separating us from the inevitable.