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Until (a poem)

Poetry By: Ousma
Poetry



A poem about the value of time


Submitted:Dec 28, 2011    Reads: 23    Comments: 5    Likes: 2   


The candle burns until the wick is gone

A pen writes until it's out of ink

The moon floats until the first light of dawn

A ship sails the ocean until its sinks

The stars sparkle until they explode

A man is rich until he's spent his gold

The message remains a secret until one breaks the code

A child doesn't know until he's told

The beautiful flower blooms until winter

A comet flies until it burns in the atmosphere

The river is blocked until the dam beings to splinter

A man is brave until he faces his fear

As I lay in nothing

The clock ticks on the wall

I watch seconds dance

Like gypsies through the air

Soft and elusive specks of dust

I could never hope to catch

And keep for some distant day

I'm not afraid anymore

I've known it from the start

I will live until time

Halts the beating of my heart





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