Time? What Time?

There’s just not enough time!

Up at dawn, or before,

Doing the things I need to do,

Or doing the things I want to do.

Can’t fit it all in,

Things come to mind

That need doing,

Then words like these come

And I have to write.

Always writing,

Always writing in the morning,

Occasionally in the evening.

But when lunch time comes

I need to stop,

Lunch calls,

Then rest calls,

As my life stops in the afternoons.

That time when I just sit,

Sit and read,

Listen to music,

And fall into my dream world

Where relaxation is to the fore,

Until that time when dinner calls.

And into the kitchen I go

Cook my meal,

Eat it,

And then I am awake again,

Ready to write words,

Read the words of others.

Then it’s time for bed!

What happened to the day?

It just went in a moment!


  • Michael Edwards

    Where time goes no man knows
    Day then night
    dark then light
    Or is it the other way round?

    • Goldfinch60

      Which ever way round
      The time of day rushed past
      And time is never found.

      • Michael Edwards

        Gosh - we must be poets !😊

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      • orchidee

        You enjoying yourself then? Does time go quickly when one is enjoying oneself, as the saying goes?
        All I know is time went very slowly in 1066. Not an enjoyable time, cos I turned up!

        • Goldfinch60

          It certainly does.

        • Poetic Dan

          Love this my friend and feel that time slipping through my hand! Funny that this was the last one I have time to read lol

          • Goldfinch60

            Yes Dan, time just seems to fly by when we are doing things we want to do.

          • Andrew Charles Forrest

            Great observation Andy
            Where does the time go?
            Where does the rubber go from car tyres?
            Where do the clouds go when it doesn't rain
            Where do odd socks go
            I guess we'll never know

          • dusk arising

            Lucky you! You wouldn't have it any other way.

          • Santita

            I can relate. Well written

            • Goldfinch60

              Thank you Santita, much appreciated.

            • Christina8

              As my good friend says "wash, rinse and repeat." LOL Well done, Andy

              • Goldfinch60

                Yep, that’s the way to do .

              • BRIAN & ANGELA

                HI UNCLE ANDY : ANGELA HERE : Missed your Musings & Music. Several of Mine & Brians extended Familes are good Pianists and I try ! Love CHOPIN and *Drawing Room Soirees !" The Piano can be a very intimate instrument !
                TIME &TIDE wait for no Man (or Woman) and BRIAN & I have both mused on the fact that ever Human gets 24 hours (gratis) every day. Some like the Mad March Hare are always in a hurry and others like Bagpuss always have time to spare ! Is it a question of ORGANISATION ? Im very organised but some days seem to need 48 Hours !

                Blessings & Peace to you & Joyce
                Love as always ANGELA 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡

                • Goldfinch60

                  Thank you for your fine comments Angela, 24 hours just does not seem enough sometimes.

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