to dwindle away like sands in the hour glass.
to recede like the shifting tides.
a slow walk for a heavy ass.
talking extinction, babies.
Conveniently used in a sentence, that is:
"Do yer and yer wifed watch the elebin of the clock?"
the life draining out of us. corrosive chemicals always boiling away, and our brains with the little sparks and Bucknasty's Ma waterdish empty again.
Time is ever fleeting. All things will surely one day cease.