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Borrowed Time, Borrowed Space

Updated on May 24, 2017

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Lingering Thought

Borrowed Time, Borrowed Space


Staring at the distance

Pondering which way to go

Lost in thought

Wondering who

Asking why

This has happened

All over again

Confused, dumbfounded

Doesn’t know the answer

The lingering thought

Is all about it

Like a boomerang

It keeps coming back

No past, no future

Only the present

For they merge

So confounding

Still seeking, searching

Asking why…


Borrowed time

Borrowed space

Is all we’ve gotten

Here on earth

Where does this lead me?

A nowhere to an end

Just plodding

Just going

Keeping

Holding

Still…


A light beaconing

Giving, sharing

Doesn’t matter

Everybody is living

A borrowed time

And a borrowed space…


P.S...this is just a thought that comes out of the blue while reading poems and stories...you inspire me fellow hubbers...thank you!!!

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      yes, as what you've said Cloud explorer,i am capable of displaying different kinds of emotion and this one was one of those times i felt down, but anyway i realize that we are just transients...

      and yes, i agree that we are limiting ourselves, by restraining our desires of the heart, and i agree with you on that...i don't want to track my time when i work as well, i want to do things not governed by those rules...

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      Mike Pugh 5 years ago from New York City

      Pretty poem even though the conclusion is a kinda ugly, but it's a real one though.

      I feel where your heading with it all. Honestly, I feel life is a challenge besides it being something we somehow borrowed, because I don't really believe in the whole time thing.

      We all are compelled by man made time constraints, but imagine if mankind never decided to keep track of it all, what would we be borrowing then?

      Awesome Poem I love your writing Raciniwa, Voted up as beautiful & Interesting. Give me more! can't wait to read more.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      oh, thank you beth for liking it...have a great day!!!

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      Beth Perry 5 years ago from Tennesee

      I enjoy the lyrical bounce of the words, raciniwa! Very nice.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      thank you 'tol, sire for dropping by...yeah, it's time to think about it...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      thank you again rlaha...i'm very much honored...

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      rlaha 5 years ago from Spartanburg, SC

      You are welcome! You are a great writer! Keep up the beautiful writing! I look forward to reading good things! :)

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      jaypeeboy d kolokoy 5 years ago

      great poem sis Raci, something that provoked my thoughts.....well written! ^_^

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      Rosemay...yes, that's a question that needs pondering for i do too at times been confused on what to do with my empty time in order to fill the empty space...thank you for the reminder...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      trecords...thank you...now i can sense a kinship...Cheers...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      Cyndi10...thank you for sharing your insights...

      rlaha...coming from i'm flattered...thank you...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      oh, i don't realize that...but thank you...and it's all because of the inspirations of the wonderful people i encounter along the way...you're one of them...

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      You are welcome dear friend! Glad to hear from you! You evolved from simple begginings to raise up against all odds. Happy to see you succeed!

      LORD

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      oh, thank you lord de cross for taking the time to read and comment on this poem...that's an honor for me Sir...

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      oh, thank you Eiddwen for gracing me with your presence here...to us!!!and to more from you too...

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Borrowed time and borrowed space, that is all we have. I found this quite sad. What do we fill that empty space with

      beautifully written Raciniwwa

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      trecords0 5 years ago from DeLand, Florida

      Just the opposite of Spiritual Time; cool! Love your writing raciniwa.

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      rlaha 5 years ago from Spartanburg, SC

      Very well written! Keep up the wonderful writing!

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      Cynthia B Turner 5 years ago from Georgia

      Raciniwwa, thank you for sharing such a lovely, descriptive poem.

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      Joseph De Cross 5 years ago

      Like eiddwen said,

      you have this talent so innate...glad to see you succeed! Raciniwwa. The words of borrowed emotions makes me take my time to write and comment on this wonderful piece. Voted up!

      lord

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      A powerful and well written poem.

      You are a great writer and this poem is balanced totally by the well suited video clip.

      I really enjoyed this kone and here's to so many more to share on here.

      Take care and have a wonderful day.

      Eiddwen.