Christine Austin Cole

Time And Space(S) - Poem by Christine Austin Cole

“It is still early enough, ”
I tell myself
But the day, this day,
Refuses to listen.

Time collapses under the weight
Of circumstance and introspection,
- Imploding -
In a kaleidoscope of color,
Bearing down upon me
Like storm clouds
thick with rain.

I’ve no choice but to make myself
Small, to squeeze myself into the
- Vacuous -
Little spaces between the words,
Tucking myself in
Between the unimaginatively
Simple black font.

“It is still early enough”
Some will say
But October has come
And I cannot bear it.

My tiny, little spaces,
These rivulets for the rain,
Will be the only thing
Keeping me
- Moderately -

Comments about Time And Space(S) by Christine Austin Cole

  • (7/27/2009 10:21:00 PM)

    vacuous little spaces that fills the silent mating between the detached plastic and feeling skin… (Report) Reply

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  • Adi Cox (7/4/2009 10:28:00 AM)

    This poem is a dark star it gets the message across, of an abstract space you frequent. With less time, less space and more gravity. Maybe like me expectations are lost. A poem I can relate to, as I too frequent a similar space.10/10 (Report) Reply

  • (12/24/2008 12:06:00 AM)

    This piece allows the reader to think….thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. May peace and joy fill your heart each and everyday.

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  • (4/28/2008 10:44:00 AM)

    a philosophical one...yes time and space are limited and we are supposed to squeeze in them...the imagery is interesting...well composed. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 5, 2005

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