.all my past life is are mine no more,
all the flying hours are gone
Like transitory dreams given o'er,
Whose images are kept in store
By memory alone ★
....an exceptional write....time is like a dream
The last line is the title of a Douglas Sirk film, which was remade recently as 'Far from Heaven'. The author is portrayed by Johny Depp in the film 'The Libertine', unreleased as of this writing, but there is talk of Oscar fro Depp.