Three Things.


In our lives we speak many words,

Most are for the good ,

But occasionally we wish we had not said them.


Every day we have many moments,

Every one is important,

But occasionally we miss one.


The time is there for us

Which gave us the life we are now in,

But we miss it when it is gone.


So in our lives there are three things,

Three things that cannot be recovered.

The word after it is said,

The moment after its missed,

And the time after it has gone.

  • Author: Goldfinch60 (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 26th, 2022 01:23
  • Comment from author about the poem: Every moment is special.
  • Category: Reflection
  • Views: 40
  • Users favorite of this poem: arqios, Osei Zion.
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  • orchidee

    Good write Gold.
    In my case, they wish I had never said - or sung - the words. Or so-called singing! lol.

    • Goldfinch60

      Thanks Orchi.

      • orchidee

        A genie would grant three wishes or three things. Someone asked for:
        1. Orchi to stop singing
        2. Ditto
        3. Ditto!

      • dusk arising

        So wisely true Andy. At a slower pace maybe we can all become gentler with each other as we learn the meaning of prescious.

        • Goldfinch60

          Thank you d a, yes this slower life we now have can show us many precious things in our lives.


        • Neville

          quite simply perfect in the clarity of its profoundness ......... bravo sir 🙂

          • Goldfinch60

            Most kind Neville, thank you.


          • arqios

            Wow! Just read that, taking my time to go with the music. A perfect combination that swelled in the reading with the crescendo! Sublime Andy. Thanks.

            • Goldfinch60

              So kind crypticbard, thank you.


            • Fay Slimm.

              You verse life's journey so well with time showing us what we cannot recover - -- thank you for this wise reminder dear Andy.

              • Goldfinch60

                My absolute pleasure Fay, thank you.


              • John Prophet

                So true Andy.

                • Goldfinch60

                  Thank you John.


                • Doggerel Dave

                  Wot – you talking to me?
                  Just shut up and let it be -
                  Let the world be a kinder place
                  Without my contribution in this space.

                  Should I get your words tattooed to my ……….. as a reminder, Andy? 🙂

                  • Goldfinch60

                    The world will be a kinder place in time - just get rid of the politicians!

                    Thank you Dave.


                  • Osei Zion

                    Thanks for teaching

                    • Goldfinch60

                      My absolute pleasure. Thank you.


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