Race against Time

Dominick Harvey 1993 (FL)



Revolving doors open and close
Shaking old habits no longer in fear
Consuming courage taking a heaping dose
Racing against time spirited away from what I cherish the most
Taking a step as the clock ticks
Jumping the gun trying to stay ahead of time
As I go time is but a speck in the rearview
It's a task to hold this lead
The race will never end
Until the next life I begin to receive
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Scheme ABAACDEFGH
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 376
Words 76
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 10

Dominick Harvey

I started writing when I was a teenager when I was going through tough times as an adolescent rebellious and stubborn I eventually stopped but years later when I found myself staring at the ceiling of a cell I was inspired to pick up the pen again more…

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