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Less Time

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Less time than it takes to say it, less tears than it takes to die; I've taken account of everything,
there you have it. I've made a census of the stones, they are as numerous as my fingers and some
others; I've distributed some pamphlets to the plants, but not all were willing to accept them. I've
kept company with music for a second only and now I no longer know what to think of suicide, for
if I ever want to part from myself, the exit is on this side and, I add mischievously, the entrance, the
re-entrance is on the other. You see what you still have to do. Hours, grief, I don't keep a
reasonable account of them; I'm alone, I look out of the window; there is no passerby, or rather no
one passes (underline passes). You don't know this man? It's Mr. Same. May I introduce Madam
Madam? And their children. Then I turn back on my steps, my steps turn back too, but I don't
know exactly what they turn back on. I consult a schedule; the names of the towns have been
replaced by the names of people who have been quite close to me. Shall I go to A, return to B,
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COMMENTS
Thaís Fernandes 02 December 2018
It was intelligently written. Congrats!
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Prabir Gayen 02 December 2018
Very good poem........
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Richard 10 January 2018
Nice poem, I liked the words. -Richard
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Sylvaonyema Uba 09 January 2017
Good delivery. Beautiful piece of poem. Sylva-Onyema Uba
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Chinedu Dike 09 January 2017
Nice poem well articulated and elegantly penned. Thanks for sharing.
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Tom Billsborough 09 January 2017
It's a surreal world we share in Less Time. Excellent poem.
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Anil Kumar Panda 09 January 2017
You are master of playing with words while scribbling down your thoughts. Very nice. Enjoyed.
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Lantz Pierre 09 January 2017
Ah, there you have it, a little slice of the logic of imprecision, the mathematics of emotions. The locomotion and the stasis. Take a breath. Take two, no need to make it last, there's more. And there's less. Life is rather like this, no? Almost certainly no. At least that's what I know.
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Tom Allport 09 January 2017
decisions, decisions, decisions it's good to be free? good write.
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Edward Kofi Louis 09 January 2017
To day it. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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