Aufie Zophy

Gold Star - 18,430 Points (18 October 1964)

Y.... No Time - Poem by Aufie Zophy

Some cutters of wood
cannot find the time
to sharpen their axe
to sharpen their saw

Some drivers of cars
cannot find the time
to service their cars
to fill up the fuel

Some human souls
cannot find the time
to read poetry
to pray or do good


Comments about Y.... No Time by Aufie Zophy

  • (5/12/2012 9:09:00 PM)


    Life is all about prioritizing - putting first things first. But we so often miss the mark, putting trivial things first, and the most important things are next to last on the list. Great thought here. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/30/2012 10:52:00 AM)


    '...Some human souls/cannot find the time/ to read poetry...' You've cracked the nut to enjoy the.kernel...by the emotive readers...unfortunately Poetics are becoming...an ideal time-pass to..I'd say material world...you've reached the gamut ...but poets like you will not refrain to write for refineds...tenner...Regards ~ niv

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  • Valerie Dohren (4/26/2012 9:45:00 AM)


    Brilliant - time is precious, we should use it well. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (4/26/2012 3:34:00 AM)


    xlent, well versed. it is true thre are least readers of poems, but they read with core of heart. keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (4/25/2012 4:17:00 PM)


    Excellent and beautiful! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Warner (4/25/2012 2:28:00 PM)


    Nice Poem pretty cunning (Report) Reply

  • Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar (4/22/2012 12:35:00 AM)


    well and beautifully compared (Report) Reply

  • Juan Olivarez (4/20/2012 6:06:00 PM)


    Excellent and so true. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (4/19/2012 6:18:00 AM)


    Cherry blossoms always find time once in a year to celebrate their life...we must find our time too to spice up life with beneficial things...If wood cutter not sharpening the axes soon it will takes more time to cut hard wood..axes got blunder in each cut. and car without fuel will cost driver to walk and takes more time compared to a bit time sacrifice to service/fill them with fuels...So we can see if we not use thing correctly we will not get any benefit but charge on our life....time can save future time or even cost to consume more time...and time is a starter for our time consumption...like an investment it is a same thing, we have this life and life has the time to stick together, so what use of life if the whole time we spent is to waste it, so we never see how important life we are making....at least fight for better life, it is the best and worthier than do nothing..we making life more life in saved time...It's okay if our life is not good currently as remember that's like a wood cutter, we must spent life better to cut wood...sharpening it! fight for life, and do many deeds too_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • May Witwit (4/15/2012 11:39:00 AM)


    That's what people are like. They are so engrossed by life they tend to forget the necessities. Good thinking. Thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

  • (4/13/2012 2:20:00 PM)


    Like it, people never find the time, then when they do
    It's too late. A great poem.
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  • Heather Wilson (4/13/2012 11:49:00 AM)


    SO to the point and how wise, thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Jinal Oswal (4/12/2012 2:34:00 AM)


    Its so simple when we make excuses... Wow I like it that you pointed it out so clear..Nice! ! (Report) Reply

  • Raj Arumugam (4/11/2012 4:37:00 AM)


    good imagery and build up towards the finale, Aufie (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (4/9/2012 12:58:00 PM)


    strong punch to the unpoetical people... (Report) Reply

  • (4/8/2012 7:03:00 PM)


    and so many, cant seem to find the time to live, , , till it's too late! great poem! (Report) Reply

  • (4/4/2012 1:03:00 PM)


    Yes Yes...we always find excuses for not doing something good! Thnx for the reminder... (Report) Reply

  • (4/2/2012 1:51:00 AM)


    'Do good' i like these two words at the end of your poem my friend, pls check out my latest poems...ACROSS THESE OCEANS...and YOU ARE.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, April 2, 2012


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