Classicmister

Time

Today is yesterday’s tomorrow

And tomorrow yesterday’s today

Fleeting days that come and go 

The measured hours that tick away

 

In childhood every minute hung

A fortnight seemed   a week

A day was as a week when young

Much faster now that old bones creak 

 

Canute once failed to halt the tide

And none can slow time’s pace

When all our days have lived and died

Life’s clock has run its race

 

 

 

Comments2

  • Thekkinkkattil

    Very true .A nice read Thanks for sharing

  • Cygnus X-1

    The first line drew me. Seems quite a tongue- twister. Very thought-provoking. I liked it.

    • Classicmister

      Thanks for your comment - I think that that first line would make an excellent title for someone's autobiography!



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