The Older I Become (Daily Word Prompt is Zip)

The older I become,

the faster time

seems to travel,

increasing my age,

and slowing me down

until I become slower,

unable to catch

the speed of time,

as it quickly elapses

through my finger tips,

and the days

and years

of my life.

My age is slowing down

the zip in my skip,

the flip of my hip,

the dip in my chip

and the whip of my anything,

There is only one thing

my increasing age

seems to be speeding up,

and that is

the speed of


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  1. Maybe the “whip of my lip?” I know getting older for me involves a slower quip than I used to have…(hey “quip” works too!) Good post, young lady!


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