Friday, July 2, 2010

Did I mention...

I entered the following poem in the Crooksville Art Council's Poetry Contest. It took second place. I think that's good, since I am not a poet...

Time Flies

Fluttering wings passing by
Just as time will fly
Slipping through my hand
Just like grains of sand.

Days turn into night
Whenever time takes flight
I do not regret the wrongs of my youth
Though aging brings a harsh truth.

What have I done with my life
Except to bring others strife
How can I make this right?
For me time has taken its final flight.

I pray that God has forgiven me
Another day I hope to see
Though as I draw my final breath
At last I find a peaceful death.

-by Rita L. Smith

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