More about time

minutes are rubber bands
stretched and released with a snap

but
whatever is doing the stretching
and the snapping back
is unkind

because five minutes without you
can seem hours,
and five minutes with you
fly past faster than thought

if this is sadistically linked,
if time moves fastest in joy

then I want to spend my days in fast forward
with you.

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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16 Responses to More about time

  1. Kyle says:

    so sad and a wonderful point too

  2. nelle says:

    Snap! Reminds me, though wholly different subject matter, but part of it reminds me of Joan Armatrading’s Everyday Boy, one of my favourite songs.

  3. Rhonda says:

    i want to stop time but can’t. want to slow time it won’t. fast forward to joy i would, but am afraid to also. damn time anyway.

  4. Green Speck says:

    Lovely Love poem 🙂

  5. Ian Moone says:

    Very nice and Time is good with me catching up on my emails and reading your poetry backwards in time 🙂

  6. Really nice! Powerful!

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