Owain Glyn

If I Had Time - Poem by Owain Glyn

If I had time,
I'd go to Church,
And hear the Litany,
That says if I,
Pray till I die,
There's riches due to me.

If I had time,
I'd go to School,
And listen to the Sage,
Who'll tell me,
In his wisdom,
There are jewels on his page.

If I had time,
Then I would seek,
The Politicians view,
Who'd tell me,
If I vote for him,
That benefits accrue.

If I had time,
I'd look to Law,
To settle the dispute,
I'd seek advice,
Clear and concise,
If that would bear me fruit.

But are they selling Gems, or Glass, these wise and learned few?
I cannot put a price on truth, and nor, I think, can you.
So spend your time with Prudence,
Or with Sarah,
Or Yvonne,
That way you'll still have memories, when all the rest has gone!
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Comments about If I Had Time by Owain Glyn

  • Valerie Dohren (12/5/2012 5:40:00 PM)

    Interesting - no-one has all the answers I guess, so we just have to muddle through. (Report) Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (12/3/2012 6:04:00 AM)

    Clever poem... but hey young man you are now retired.... you have millions of hours up your sleeve. (Report) Reply

  • (12/2/2012 12:38:00 PM)

    not I, I`m still seeking the answer. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 2, 2012

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