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  Time to live
by Richard Rydon
Friday, October 05, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Time to live


These are the moments,

enclosing within them

fragile ceremonies

lost to time.

 

And those are the hours,

when we thought the world

would never end.

 

But where are the years

we counted not—

like Summer blossoms

on the Lantern tree?

 

Penny wise, pound foolish;

we measure moments foolishly,

yet live not endlessly!

 

The years

(of which we care so little),

in one swift gathering

of all our passing moments,

sum up our time to live!

 




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Reviewed by Richard Bowers 11/18/2012
Unpardon me but I relent it boldly;
For it is far ahead, if I can be sure of it,
And far it is, that my hallucination be valid,
And hallucination it is, as it should be,
And however, unlike itself, mysterious, unknown, and untested,
So it be foreseen in my tireless search.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 10/5/2007
A very beautiful, yet very sensitively written piece....

Be safe,
Karen

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The Oortian Summer (Kindle)

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Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality (Paperback)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Hardcover)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Paperback)

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