John Prophet

Boston, Massachusetts
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Aging

Aging.
The obvious.
The
not so
obvious.
Easy
to see.
Aging.
Ravages
of time.
Breaking
down.
Failing
of the
machine.
Stooped
posture.
Wrinkled
skin.
Moving
slow.
Judged
by
appearance.
Over looked.
Dismissed.
Shallow
observation.
Not so
obvious.
Easily
missed.
Maturity
of vision.
Vision
refined.
Refined
by years
of toil,
experience,
pain.
Maturity
hammered
and honed.
Pounded
into
form.
Can’t be
known
till it’s
known.
Wisdom.
Takes time.
Trial and
error.
Wisdom
attained.
Not born.
Earned.
The young.
Can’t know
what they
don’t know.
Until they
do.
Takes time.
Takes
aging.
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