David Whalen

Gold Star - 5,733 Points (Covington Kentucky)

Look Out! - Poem by David Whalen

Look out! …Not in!
Time is finite
As hourglass sand
And fickle as the wind

The morrow is n’er
A given thing
Nor does sorrow
last forever

Look out! …Not in!
For time wears thin
There’s no certainty
Of tomorrow or of ever

The Reaper grim
Might just look in
Then pass on by
(with a knowing grin)

In full faith
And knowing full well
That he will return

Forget yourself…
And open your eyes
To ones around and
About you,

Dwell not on self
But on strangers and kin
Time is finite
…Look out! Not in! …

Topic(s) of this poem: time

Form: Quatrain

Comments about Look Out! by David Whalen

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/24/2015 4:36:00 PM)

    In full faith; but, let us always seek for the truth. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 24, 2015

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