HOURGLASS

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HOURGLASS

Life is simply;
A giant hourglass,
In which we play.

Watching as each grain;
Slips away.

A moment of pleasure;
Simply a grain.

Slipping away;
Never to be seen again.

Treasure each moment;
Before it slips,
Through the hourglass neck.

Remember the sweetness;
Of your first kiss,
Perhaps it;
Was only a peck.

Should but a drop;
Of moisture,
Slide into your;
Sandy playground.

Make mud pies;
Out of the treasure,
to be found.

When the grains grow fewer;
As they pass through.

Appreciate the precious moments;
That are often too few.

When love is there holding out;
It's hand.

On which side will you;
Tip the hourglass,
To stand?

Will you let it run;
It's course?

Perhaps let it slip away;
In remorse.

Maybe you'll turn that glass;
For another chance.

Another chance;
For one last dance.

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Coltsfan777 commented on HOURGLASS

03-07-2011

a beautiful write!! very touching and makes me appreciate the life I've had and how our lives are like hourglasses because we never know how quickly it can get away from us or even how quickly we might leave this earth. So cherish life and enjoy the time you have here.

winterkou commented on HOURGLASS

02-26-2011

I lIked it, think it may be better than my hourglass poem , I wrote way back in the days.

Armadillokid commented on HOURGLASS

02-25-2011

This is a really good poem, am2. an excellent topic and muse to write about for winterkou. My favorite line is: Treasure each moment; Before it slips, Through the hourglass neck. Armadillokid aka Sydney

When power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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