Time Does Not Wait



DO NOT PUT OFF~
     
     UNTIL TOMORROW

WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE~

     DONE YESTERDAY

TAKE MY ADVICE TODAY~

       I LEARNED THIS THE VERY HARD WAY



time does not wait
dream your dreams today
and make them come true



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About this poem

I just learned this lesson the hard way today. Thinking of visiting a friend or having dinner with someone special. DO IT. for that thought may not be possible tomorrow.

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Written on November 03, 2023

Submitted by Caliconine on November 03, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X X A A XAX XX
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 369
Words 49
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 3, 2

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  • karlcfolkes
    A Toast to the Moment: All is in the NOW of the moment for there is no other now but now.
    LikeReply7 months ago

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