Time – Original Poem

By Mark A Leon 

Time
Tick tock
Drip drop
Time
A villain of a beautiful life
A guide

Birth
Tick tock
Training wheels
Tick Tock
Virginity surrendered
Tick tock
Love found
Tick tock
New life
Tick tock
Cancer
Tick tock
A life discovered
Tick tock
A legacy left behind
Tick tock

Along the way we learn to live

Time
Not owned
Nor borrowed
Stolen or rented
Time is a magic trick when none of us know the illusion
One minute it is there clear as a blue sky morning
Then gone
A passenger to the darkness

Time
As magical as a rainbow
So precise
So exact
Never deviating
Never wrong

Time
So expensive; yet without cost
A gift for all, yet priceless
A constant
A constant reminder

Be true to time
Treat it gently with respect and reverence

Time heals
Time wounds
Time takes away
Time gives

Time
Tick tock
Don't hold on too tight
It will break your heart but it always stops the tears

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