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A Page From the Notebook of An Observer of Time

The erasing of the past bring about new perils
Or so I am lead to believe
Think of me not as the everlasting Father
The keeper of the sands
But merely as a student
An entourage
A man hastily realizing the outcome of not having enough
Or possibly, for some, thriving in excess
However it may be
That we see time to be needed
All that is soon wasted by pathetic deeds
And to our belief we see the end come near
And share either eternal bliss
Or millennia of purgatory
My erudition gathered thus far has stated
That we should not fear it
Loathe it
Or shun it
But rather embrace it while it stands
Because each second is unique
For in passing, we will never see it again
For you, I humble myself in stating that
Time is a rapidly dissolving glacier
And we the endless summer

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mudpuppy said...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 9:26 pm
Wow. This has a feeling of gloomy and doom. I love it!
JohnWallOfTheWizards said...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 2:12 pm
I like it, the upper level vocab gives the vision that is needed for effective poetry.
Lindsay H. said...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 1:40 pm

Again, a very interesting and descriptive article.


gymbabe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2010 at 8:08 pm
Wow...very deep and thoughtful, well-worded and great rhythm. Awesome job.
KK2013 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 13, 2010 at 9:09 am
WOW! That was very good! I agree with A_Dreamer, you have amazing diction. Good job!
A_Dreamer said...
Jul. 13, 2010 at 9:04 am

Wow, you have good diction in ALL of your poems.

Very descriptive, good job writing this! :)

i.ll_be_fine_899This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 13, 2010 at 8:25 am
this poem's real good! :) i really liked it, it made me think
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