lasergraph

BUCKET

 

Life goes by in spite of plans,

            The seconds tick away.

Nothing you can do to stop,

            Or even make them stay.

 

Time marches straight ahead,

            And doesn’t take a break.

It doesn’t care the plans you have,

            Or the decisions you will make.

 

There is no way we can ever know

            What time that still remain.

To watch the sunset fade away,

            Or sit and watch the rain.

 

The time we spend with those we love,

            Could be cut short today.

So if you want to speak your love,

            Now is the time to say.

 

The chances may just fade away,

            That is why I insist.

Don’t wait till it’s too late,

            To fulfill your bucket list.

 

 (c) 2015 Edward York

Comments15

  • tepo

    magic
    great advise
    masterfully put across
    ta

  • OUTBACK

    I - BUCKET* - ALL ! HERE - NOW - THIS MOMENT* ! THEN GONE* ( AGAIN )* ! ANOTHER MOMENT TO COMPOSE* A SYMPHONIC* WORK* - NO NEED TO PUT IT OFF & RESIST* !

    • lasergraph

      Age taught me to be simple and realistic with my bucket list.

      • OUTBACK

        HA ! MY ( BUCKET )* IS FULL* ! STUFF WISE* ! NOW - THE TASK AT HAND* - OF LETTING IT GO* - TO WHERE IT'S BETTER* NEEDED* !

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      • OUTBACK

        ON MY PICTURE GALLERY PAGE* IS POSTED* = TO EXIST IN PARADISE - DNIED* ! MY DILEMMA* ! LOL* !

      • orchidee

        Good write L.

      • Candlewitch

        excellent piece, my friend. time is completely impartial to the doings of man & woman. very nice structure!

        *hugs, Cat

      • FredPeyer

        Lasergraph, your excellent poem speaks to my heart. Maybe it has something to do with age? Never mind, am trying to cross off as many items on that bucket list as I can, as quickly as I can!

        • lasergraph

          I have found as I age I do more reflecting. Almost a mirror now.

        • OUTBACK

          MY BUCKET* - WILL BE EMPTIED* WITH or WITHOUT MY ASSISTANCE* !

        • Santita

          Great write & message here, LG!

        • Hood.

          LG,

          the poem is well written & what I take from it is simple:

          There is only the NOW. Make the most of the now because yesterday has gone; tomorrow never comes & right now is all that matters.

          Appreciate you sharing this piece.

          Hood.

          • lasergraph

            You are right and thanks for the comment.

          • Simple-Man87

            "the chances may just fade away"

            I loved that line. Very true. We miss 100% of the chances we don't take.

          • myself and me

            To me, I shall create the list ASAP.
            Thank you for sharing.

          • samreen Chowdhury

            Very motivating! I loved this thankyou

          • Mugsdaddy

            Sadly I took from this time doesn't mean enough until we run out of it. Great piece.
            Mugsdaddy

          • Goldfinch60

            Good write, every moment is precious, use them all.

          • Mandi

            I absolutely love the structure of this poem. Your words are equally amazing. ❤ You never know how much time you have, I always hope to make the most with mine.😊

            • lasergraph

              Thank you. Our birth certificate doesn't come with an expiration date so we are all playing in the band with no sheet music.



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