Douglas Williams

Rookie (Gray, LA)

Has Time Stopped? - Poem by Douglas Williams

Watching the face of the clock,
the hands moving ever so slowly.
With a tick and a tock,
the time changes so clearly.

I look deep inside my soul,
and see things that don't look right.
And watch as my life rolls,
and hope my problems come to light.

For as long as I have known,
I've been so quiet and shy.
In the last few years I've been shown,
I'd been living with time just flying by.

Enjoying the beautiful things in life,
is something I now work towards.
Decreasing the amount of strife,
being part of the greatest rewards.

Time scampers by no more,
as I love all we have here.
Either walking on the shore,
or conquering my deepest fears.

Never to be in a depression,
and keep a positive outlook.
Always making a good impression,
looking past the covers of every book.


Comments about Has Time Stopped? by Douglas Williams

  • (11/9/2005 8:35:00 PM)

    A thoughtful, deeply moving and powerful poem...now is all we have...we could be gone tomorrow...trusting the present moment is where it's at...great poem! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/9/2005 7:21:00 PM)

    Hi Douglas, don't know how old you are, new here are ya? lol Very good reflection of the importance of enjoying life in the now. Slow or fast. Mine is racing at the moment and I thank the lord above for it. It kind of stopped completely a few years ago. Good thought provoking poem 10 from me. Tired Tai (Report)Reply

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  • (11/9/2005 7:14:00 PM)

    Thanks for a wonderful reflective. There are indeed phases of life we all experience. You have arrived at that 'plateau' where the view is broader and the observations have become more meaningful! 'Has Time Stopped? ' No! For you, time has become less taken for granted and more appreciated. Congratulations. You seem to have 'landed' alright! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 9, 2005



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