Age Gaps - a graphic image by T Newfields

Age Gaps

Thoughts on Transgenerational Communication

When old people gaze at children
what do they see?

A myriad of options
which may never come to be?

When children glance at old folks
what do they perceive?

A mass of wrinkles
and shattered histories?

In a society where
so much is outdated
as soon as it's created
it gets harder and harder
to cross the gap of years

Whenever we rely on words
things become tangled

We must discover hermetic bonds
less easily mangled