Its Time Again



Time moves so slowly
And time can do so much.
From the refrain, Unchained Melody,
It brings back memories to keep you in touch.

Life is fleeting when you look back,
Was it always about me or others ?
Life is not a straight line, you can get  sidetracked,
Did you leave your mark all put together ?

Baby, child, young person ,middle age or all used up
Which one was your ideal time ?
Did life pass you by, always with a nap ?
What is the age when you were in your prime ?

Finding your love, family and your home,
It took up most of my time,
Each one a treasure to be known
Loving each other all the time.

But growing up is no easy task,
It makes you  build character making you unique.
You are an original.no duplicate for others to ask,
But in the end, you will become an antique !

So dear friends, we all go our separate paths,
Some stand out, others not so, but we all try.
Will people remember us, or are we just last ?
A life well lived will never be a lie !

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure,
I make mistakes, and be out of control, hard to handle,
But if you can't handle me at my worse
Then you don't deserve me at my best !

Marilyn Monroe. who ought to know !
 

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A lifetime to be remembered

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Written on January 24, 2022

Submitted by Dougla$Irishman on January 24, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABAB XXXC XDXD XDXD EFEF XGXG CXXX X
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,188
Words 263
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 1

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3 Comments
  • lisacampbell29
    Very relatable poem!
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    Thank you Cecilia, I agree time is a traveler and at 88 I am nearing the end of my trip.
    They say life is like a highway
    And its milestones are the years
    And now and then there's a toll gate
    Where you buy your words with tears
    Its a rough road and a steep road
    And it stretches broad and far
    But at last, it leads to a golden town
    Where golden houses are !
    Alfred Kilmer
     
    LikeReply2 years ago
  • cecilia.crasto.au
    Time is a traveler and we are on a journey of perpetual ups and downs! You have expressed some deep thoughts and feelings in this poem and many will relate to them...very well said, thanks for sharing!
    LikeReply2 years ago

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