Seconds

August 13, 2011
By photoartandpoetry BRONZE, Seaside, California
photoartandpoetry BRONZE, Seaside, California
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Favorite Quote:
"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."


Life is seconds.

Seconds and minutes and hours and days

Weeks and months and years spent

Hoping for more seconds,

So that there may be more

And more for us to hope for.

But life is also firsts.

First breaths and laughs and walks and kisses

Loves and hugs and wishes forgotten

In the passing of seconds,

Waiting for there to be more

And more for us to reach for.

But life is nothing.

Zero and nada and zip and zilch

Nix and naught and nil

If we forget all of the firsts

And let our seconds pass,

Because there will always be more

And so much more for us to grasp.

So you see, life is seconds.

Filled with firsts and bests and worsts

Marked by tears and scars and smiles

That build up to shape our lives

Every day that we open our eyes,

And there will always be so very much more

Because each day is a new "first" door.

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The author's comments:
I wrote this piece because lately I've been thinking a lot about time and how easily it's taken for granted.

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LaceeJade GOLD said...
on Sep. 18 2011 at 3:57 pm
LaceeJade GOLD, Bucyrus, Ohio
17 articles 4 photos 136 comments

Favorite Quote:
♥ I've made mistakes in my life. i've let people take advantage of me, and i accepted way less than i deserve. But, i've learned from my bad choices, and even though there are some things i can never get back and people who will never be sorry. i'll know better next time and i wont settle for anything less than i deserve. ♥

I Love This!

Its Amazingg!



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