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Tears in My Eyes

Updated on December 16, 2017
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Life TIME, short time

Hear someone mention time

And I break down and begin to cry

But I still have more ahead of me

To become all I ever want to be

But my time isn’t found on a clock

Only then the tick ends and my world would stop

I’d pause and take a deep breathe

Look back and reflect

Rearrange my thoughts and shape my course

Before I live to regret at another loss

My time runs within me

With a current so strong I can’t see

It beats up the waves of strength in me

It strikes me so hard I can hardly believe

My eyes are so filled my heart betrayed me

My mind gets shattered and my soul gutters

My TIME is evident I wonder what the future holds

My hands tremble as my thoughts in life unfold

Indeed, time can be helpful

For which I shall always be grateful

It sets me free but for a short while

Leaves me sober and without a smile

But really, I’ve still got TIME

Yes, I’ve still got Tears In My Eyes

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      Kevin Goodwin 2 years ago

      Nicely written Poku all of your poems are a great to read. Thanks for sharing with all of us.

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      Krakye Omane Poku 2 years ago from Ghana

      That you all very much, really appreciate it

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 2 years ago

      You have some talent. Beautiful writing.

      It is so nice to meet you. Wishing you creative blessings! :-)

      Shared and voted for: Useful, interesting, beautiful and Awesome!

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      John Marshall 2 years ago from glasgow

      Beautifully worded,excellent hub.loved it.

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