Capturing Time

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I can’t find enough time…
Eight hours at school
Two hours at sports
One hour for homework…
Let’s face it, we’ve all been there
Life seems to get us down.
Some days I’ll find myself wishing for six more hours a day
Others the clock won’t tick any faster.
Five years to graduate
180 days of school
24 hours a day
Time is but a number
Before we know it, it will be time to go
We would have wished to have better days
Capturing time is an art.
A famous writer says, “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take;
But the moments that take our breath away
Time is something we live around
To some it is an idol granting prosperity and life
To others it is an item of torture that rules their very thoughts
We can never find enough time…
When we do we often waste it
Time is nothing but a gift
It grants us another day to spend with our loved ones
When we look back on life what will we feel as an accomplishment?
It won’t be what we wore, or our styles or things we focus our life on today
We will feel accomplished in how we used our time
If we used it wisely or not
If we spent it doing things we love.





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Gemini_Twinz said...
Jan. 29, 2011 at 6:32 pm
I like this because it's not overwhelming and it wasn't over-thought.  It's just a genuine, truthful poem that everyone can relate to.
 
hancampbell said...
Jan. 8, 2011 at 11:28 pm

I love this! I feel like everybody can relate; it always feels like there are too little hours in a day! 

 

I love the quote, haha. It's also from the movie Hitch. Great movie(:

 
Esperanza replied...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 1:14 pm
i can honestly say i've never seen that movie i had no idea that i got the quote from the movie whoops!
 
Gigantron said...
Dec. 26, 2010 at 10:52 am

This was a great poem. I knew from the title that I was going to need some fitting music. For that, I listened to "Time", the piece that was played in the final scene of Inception. :P

Other than mentioning actual numbers (you could do without them, in my opinion), this was a nice read and I hope you continue to write more poems like this!

 
purple_ashes said...
Dec. 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm
I liked this piece a lot. I was more interested near the middle to the end. I would say avoid using the numbers and fact and just let it flow. There is lots of deep thoughts about time . Great work though. Post more poems!
 
Esperanza replied...
Dec. 25, 2010 at 2:37 pm
thanx for commenting ! :D
 
Esperanza said...
Dec. 12, 2010 at 3:32 pm
Let me know wat u think this is part of my piece for speech meet that i wrote :)
 
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