Tony Jolley

Rookie (17th June 1958 / England)

The Time Being - Poem by Tony Jolley

It hit me the moment you said it:

“…For the time being...”

It was so much more than just ‘for now’.
It spoke of life:
Life in the being.

The Be-ing.

Not doing.

No-one ever says:
“For the time doing”


In the end,
Time is all we have.

Time is for being.
Our whole lives are simply


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  • (1/19/2008 8:33:00 AM)

    makes sense... well writen (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 22, 2004

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