Treasure Island

Gabriel Gauci Maistre

(Pieta, Malta)

The Power Of Time


Time has the power to control the outcome
Of certain things in life
Time can either make something grow
Or else demolish that very thing

Time has the power
To either turn a rose
From a beautiful creation
With a desirable aroma
Into a rose
Which is no longer beautiful
Has no aroma
And is now dead

Time has the power
To take a seed
And make it grow
Into a colossal tree
Which grows beautiful fruit
And provides amazing seeds

Only time has this power
And it is only the people
Who may turn the outcome of time
It is only whether we know how to us it
Or not

Submitted: Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Edited: Friday, August 09, 2013

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