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  Time
by Gwen Madoc
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
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TIME

 

 

Time on his high horse

Rushes by

Herding me on,

Slow the pace, I plead

Time takes no heed

 

Time on his high horse

Sweeps us all aside

Like fallen leaves

And has no mercy

For our little lives

 

Nor is Time caring

That we are not yet done

In our strivings

And in our dreaming

Of youth regained

 

Gold cannot deflect

Time’s leading arrow

Nor can Love sway

Time’s relentless passing

Youth comes to Age

Ambition comes to nought

Power, too, is defeated

 

Kings and Beggars

To the same dust are fallen

To be forgotten

Through all the ages

In Time’s endless reaping

 

 

 

    ©   Doreen Edwards

 

 




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Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well done
Reviewed by The Poetess
Time sure does have a power that we can't control,
Leaving us to melt into the waves of its flow. . .
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER
It was time well spend reading this admonition, great depths, and great measage, in a well structured poem. Bravo! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Elisabeth Barstowe
Yes. And if it wasn't so we would need a much bigger planet. Good writing.
Reviewed by John Bidwell
Very well done.
I will try to spend some of it wisely today.
I better hurry up if I'm to do that.

John
Reviewed by David Maclellan
Your poem captures the relentless and remorseless march of time, it is the one thing that our technology has not been able to tame! I know that they say: 'you should grow old gracefully' but I confess, I lust for the days of my youth.
Best regards Gwen,
david
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