The Needles Of Time

Rating: 3.8
The needles of time, it is so really right,
You can’t get it back, it just passes by.
When you’re in a rush, you find it slips by,
When you’re doing nothing, it always respites.

You can get it back,
But you need patience, of course,
To invent a time machine,
So you can fly through time.

Just count sixty seconds,
And you’ll find it very simple,
To write a lovely poem,
Of this very kind.

It’s not long, it’s just short,
That’s what you really say,
“Just five more minutes with the television”
You’ll switch it off that way.

When you forget to bring or submit something,
“I’ll bring it tomorrow” you say,
But tomorrow never comes,
Because you are made that way.

Keep track of time,
Or you’ll lose it,
Time is really precious,
The needles of time never wait anyway.

© All Copyrights Reserved To Meriam Joseph.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Topic(s) of this poem: time
Sharif Tamal 01 January 2016
nice one. liked it meriam.. keep it up
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Jm Toboso 17 December 2015
meriam you are a genious, this poem artistically brings out the human folly of procrastinating. it couldnt have been expressed better than this. i love it n am keeping it to remind me of the need to act and work on all matters on time.kudos
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Chloe Lubinska 15 December 2015
Hi Meriam! Beautifully contributed statement about how the time we have we should make the most of it before the hands on the clock beat us at our own game. Please keep writing love reading your stuff!
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Abdulrazak Aralimatti 03 October 2015
Keep track of time, Or you’ll lose it, Time is really precious, The needles of time never wait anyway. Verily, time never waits for anyone
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Yinka Meander 30 June 2015
I love this poem. i am impressed with the quality of your thoughts Miriam.
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Nishtha Trivedi 21 June 2015
Loved the poem Meriam :)
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Kpekot Egweteng 20 June 2015
Nice piece dear...yes, time is precious and should be managed positively.
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Kpekot Egweteng 20 June 2015
Time, they say, waits for no one. Nice poem.
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Stella Mary 30 December 2011
Yes, time is really precious
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Donna Caldwell 10 November 2011
hi, loved your poem Meriam, you are very talented, i'm sorry it has taken so long to comment on your poetry! !
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