Michael Edwards

YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW.

 

 

 

YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW

 

Yesterday, today was tomorrow

and as tomorrow becomes today,

so today becomes history tomorrow.

 

Since each today brings a new tomorrow

which becomes history when it’s yesterday.

it follows that today will be yesterday

when tomorrow’s today.

 

 

 

 

Comments9

  • orchidee

    Erm yes, correct! It's started me off on the 1965 song 'Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away'. A duet with Miss Berles.

    • Michael Edwards

      At least I've sorted out the Intangi Berles

      • orchidee

        I was gonna say 'It's just a load of 'berles' to me', but Fido would bark at me!

      • 2 more comments

      • FineB

        Hello Michael,

        An excellent poem and reflection on life.

        Life moves quickly and yes today will become history and the past tomorrow.

        Keep writing Fine B

        • Michael Edwards

          It took a lot of research - just hope I've got it all correct.

        • Goldfinch60

          Love the elephant.

          "Today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday"

          "Yesterday is history"

          • Michael Edwards

            Thanks Andy - looking at the elephant I might be able to reduce the linework a bit to make it more minimalist - might try it sometime.

          • Fay Slimm.

            Wow - and so true this slant-eyed look at the passing of time -- great stuff Michael.

            • Michael Edwards

              It's quite fascinating studying time - I knew I would post it soon when I did it then and I've done it now. Thanks Fay

            • ANGELA & BRIAN

              That was the week that was
              Tempus Fugit as they say
              Why worry about tomorrow
              Ive enuff on me plate today !

              You should read Stephen Hawkins Book
              A Brief Mystery of Time !
              Or Richard Dawkins ............
              In the Beginning COD !
              Sounds fishy to me !!

              Thanks for sharing another time conumdrum : excellent. Love the ELI the minimum Ive seen is THRRE two ginormous ears & a trunk ! It looked like something else !
              Blessings & JOY : ANGELA🧡🧡🧡🧡

              • Michael Edwards

                Thank you Angela. A brief History of Time is a bit heavy going - thankfully it's only brief. lol

              • Mottakeenur Rehman

                Time wait for none..but times ongoing spirit doesnot annihilate the flux of spontaneous overflow..!!Great ...little gem..only you can do it!

                • Michael Edwards

                  Thank you so much - a bit of fun.

                • JaydeVictoria

                  I really enjoyed this! Makes me remember how quickly time flies. I also enjoyed the line
                  'Today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday' like others.
                  Gave me food for thought
                  Thanks!

                  • Michael Edwards

                    My pleasure - pleased you enjoyed it. Thanks for the comment.

                  • Neville

                    I was gonna say you were two tense, but that would have been an understatement.. you are at the very least three... made me dizzy ya did... nicely so tho.... N

                    • Michael Edwards

                      I may be two tense
                      but did it make sense?

                      Actually getting the words in the right order was more taxing than I thought it would be.

                      • Neville

                        not one for sitting on the fence
                        yes sir, it made bloomin sense...
                        am not surprised neither
                        he told ya it made him dizzy... N

                      • dusk arising

                        Lovely pic of the ex mum-in-law today Michael.
                        Tomorrows yesterday once spent will be something to put behind me without looking back... i'm quite looking forward to it.



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