Cynthia BuhainBaello

Gold Star - 11,014 Points (November 17,1949 / Manila, Philippines)

Time And Skill - Poem by Cynthia BuhainBaello

Time is an irretrievable wealth
That passes but once, and in passing, bless.
Intangible gold that is better than health
For the dying people, it's Happiness.

Coupled with Skill, Time makes the call
Their fruit is productively satisfying,
Like a tree whose green shade benefits all
Their wise use brings out what is enduring.

Time is the well and Skill, its water
Given for the purpose of creating good,
But wasted on words that come from the gutter,
Time and Skill rot like spoiled food.

Copyright~~~~Cynthia Buhain-Baello~~~07.08.13

Comments about Time And Skill by Cynthia BuhainBaello

  • David Wood (7/8/2013 5:42:00 AM)

    Time only goes forward and we have to make the best use of it. Lovely poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 7, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, July 8, 2013

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