Hourglass

August 14, 2016
By Dream_Palace SILVER, Thousand Oaks, California
Dream_Palace SILVER, Thousand Oaks, California
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Lately
I've been getting aches and pains
The right side of my neck
My left shoulder
Maybe they're the accumulated consequences / burdens of
Months of
Non-stop action
Trying to finish everything before the hourglass turns

It's funny how we think time can be counted
Packaged neatly in discrete quantities and units of measurement
Tick, tock, tick, tock
Marching rhythmically in circles
When really it's just
Sand
Falling away in a steady stream
Getting (lost) everywhere



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on Aug. 18 2016 at 1:11 pm
Dream_Palace SILVER, Thousand Oaks, California
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Thank you!

on Aug. 18 2016 at 1:10 pm
Dream_Palace SILVER, Thousand Oaks, California
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Thank you for the kind compliment!

on Aug. 17 2016 at 11:42 pm
Kimina_Kat GOLD, Youngstown, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"You can't stop being afraid just by pretending everything that scares you isn't there."

You put it into words! I've never encountered a better analysis of man-made conceptions of time, simply incredible.

on Aug. 17 2016 at 6:53 pm
pineappler03 SILVER, Waterford, Connecticut
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Wow! Words can not describe how amazing this poem is! Absolutely breath taking


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