Living in the NOW



We have resentment for past events
The time we spend won't pay the rent
We fuss about the future too
Me oh my what will we do?
We control one moment: NOW

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Written on August 24, 2021

Submitted by dlglibra on August 24, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABCCD
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 149
Words 32
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

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