Life on Earth

Because I know that time is always time
And what is actual is actual only for one time
 
And only for one place
 
I rejoice that things are as they are and
I renounce the bless├Ęd face
 
And renounce the voice
Because I cannot hope to turn again
 
                                                                                T.S. Eliot (Ash Wednesday, 1930)