Looking Young Forever?
By Tea at Trianon on August 20, 2014
From God and the Machine: Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, and Jamie Lee Curtis have all, allegedly, skipped the knife and simply aged into their faces the way God intended.And what is wrong with that? Remember the words of Yeats: When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face The pilgrim soul in you. A pilgrim is not the same at the end of a journey as at the beginning. . . .
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