BE IN PASSIONATE LOVE—WITH YOUR BODY!
I recall many of my former colleagues getting bitten by the ‘Zika virus’ namely “Pre-Retirement Blues” well before I did so technical sense.
I would see many of them walking slower than they used to, speak of seeking relief in some ashram or hermitage under some monk, and profess to see NO meaning at all for a human life or longevity, health maintenance or family relationships, hubby/wife or children.
They would quote from Shelley’s poem about Rameses II titled “Ozymandias” about the head of his gargantuan statue (which once terrified the Egyptians!) bleaching in the blazing sun of Sahara desert sands in Egypt or those famous lines from Shakespeare’s “Tempest” about cloud-capped towers getting crumbled into shards and bric-a-brac over time.
They would pull a longish rueful face on being greeted and mumble something about facing a huge loss in their lives as if…
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