What Are We Given

spiral clock

What are we each given in a day
The same amount of time for all
As those seconds tick tick away
Do we hear our mortality call.

What are we given in a year
The number of years do vary
As they pass by so quickly
Do we give more than we carry.

What are we given in a lifetime
The passage of time we can’t halt
As you look back on your time
Do you find success or lay fault.

What are we given in a memory
Do we see what others might see
Can see feel that we had pride
Do we smile back at our legacy.

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About graypoet

Just one that at times puts the words to the page and lets them fall as they might.
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One Response to What Are We Given

  1. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words says:

    when we look through the heart
    each memory has a beautiful thought to remember
    Wonderful read this New Year’s morning…
    Thank you for sharing you and your thoughts…
    and I Wish you the Best of what is Yet to Be….
    Take Care….You Matter…
    )0(
    BlessedBe
    maryrose

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