Hands of Time


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    Hands of Time

    I have today
    not tomorrow
    nor yesterday
    not the future
    nor the past.

    Like grasping
    water with my hand
    its presence I see
    but nothing reveals
    in the clasped fist
    the worth of the effort

    Today is a comma
    in eternity.
    It sets off one moment
    from one moment,
    a day from a day.

    I will arise
    construct a narrative
    and join
    the commas of my life

    this moment in time,
    will leave
    however small
    a measure of myself
    upon the hands
    of time.

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    infiniti commented on Hands of Time


    I enjoyed this poem because it is true, we only have today and each day we wake up is a new day to do better, Thanks for the reminder. Ur friend in poetry, Infiniti



    Thanks so much, infiniti! I so appreciate you taking time to read my poetry and comment. And you're right...we only have today and can always do better.

    ivecute77 commented on Hands of Time


    just ok for me,

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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