until then if not before

Yet Time, who changes all, had altered him
In soul and aspect as in age; years steal
Fire from the mind as vigour from the limb;
And life’s enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.

Image: © Jonathan Monk, 06 – “Neon Piece,” 2007. Yellow neon mounted on Plexiglas 79 x 6 x 3”

Text: Lord Byron (1788 – 1824), Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto III.

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