I look confused. His sixteen year old eyes and girlfriend smile back.
“I’m not moving that quickly.” I justify my pace. He knows little of time.
“You’re flying, at your age….well you could have a heart attack.” he laughs.
I smile back. To be so young and foolish. “Your next hour, is longer than my whole day! I turn my head and sunset is on my shoulder. For you, hours holding her hand pass slowly. It lulls you to think you have forever.”
They look at a madman. They don’t know. How could they know? They still smile at me but differently.
“You’ll see. Time isn’t your friend. You’ll see! ” I return to my path. My speed still faster than it should. But time is fleeing from me. I know it is. If I can catch a few moments…