History, dust and stain.
When was it that I was but 17. Now we have but 2 * 10 Score years left and then some more borrowed time. Tied into dust from Vatican to Cromwell and the mind has wondered Europe buried in the archives of Romes inner sanctuary to find its influence on mans desires culminated in dreams.
Vivid and not so vivid images of the Pontiff pressed on reels of film now covered by dust and visited by occasional cockroach.