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five seconds

a million things can happen
in
five seconds
a car crash ending a life
a child’s birth
a new year
slipping in

a thousand things can be
thought in
five seconds
this is the end
at last, victory!
no.

a hundred things can change
in
five seconds
defeat to triumph
life to death
nothing to everything

and now
all we have
is
five seconds.





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coolio said...
Nov. 7, 2008 at 9:13 am
KEWL poem, dude! =)
 
Deceased Poet said...
Nov. 6, 2008 at 1:07 pm
SO TRUE! Amazing!
 
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