Hourglass

February 19, 2012
By albinotiger GOLD, Gloucester, Massachusetts
albinotiger GOLD, Gloucester, Massachusetts
13 articles 0 photos 187 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win"- Stephen King
“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate”- Isaac Asimov


Life is but an hourglass
Slipping away the years, months, days, hours,or minutes of our life.

We do not control how much sand is
contained within the glass
but we do know we must
cherish every grain that drops.
For we do not know when our last sand will fall.

Life is delicate, our choices can cause the glass to crack.
The sand will flow free letting life spill.

For most of the world, the hourglass will stay in one piece.
Death will be peaceful for most people on Earth.
The golden sand will sink into the bottom of the hourglass,
While our lifeless bodies fall to the ground.

Death may seem unfair,
but remember why it occurs.
When one hourglass ends,
another is flipped over to start.

Therefore a newborn opens its’ bright beautiful blue eyes for the first time.



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on Jul. 23 2012 at 9:46 am
Miss_Brightside GOLD, Defiance, Ohio
16 articles 1 photo 74 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's like she sees the diamond underneath And she's polishin' you 'til you shine. -Brad Paisley. (this goes to my step mom she keeps me going)
If you want a rainbow you gotta put up with the rain.-Albert Einstein

this is a great poem. it shows how careful life should be treated.

Johnny99 GOLD said...
on Jul. 17 2012 at 5:56 pm
Johnny99 GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
19 articles 0 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
A rose and a flame, are just the same.

A great metaphor. I like it.

on Jul. 16 2012 at 1:09 pm
albinotiger GOLD, Gloucester, Massachusetts
13 articles 0 photos 187 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win"- Stephen King
“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate”- Isaac Asimov

thx so much i loved your work 2!

on Jul. 16 2012 at 10:21 am
mynameisobel PLATINUM, Collingswood, New Jersey
27 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
You can not be brave if only good things have happened to you.

this is really good. the way that it is slightly eerie captavated me


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