I celebrated the 200th anniversary of Edgar Allen Poe's birth by participating in an exhibit of art inspired by his stories and poems. Many of the selected artists created ravens, but I went with the blood-tinged blade from the gruesome "Pit and the Pendulum" so I could play with the concept of the fleetingness of time.
18 x 24
The shining blade swoops closer with each swing.
Take time to read the story again. Oh my! how time flies when we're having fun!