There is a moment in middle age
when you grow bored, angered
by your middling mind,
That day the sun
burns hot and bright,
making you more desolate.
It happens subtly, as when a pear
spoils from the inside out,
and you may not be aware
until things have gone too far.
--Jane Kenyon, Otherwise
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