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Wasted Time

Time is like an ever moving stream
It carries all away.
Like a restless wave upon a shore,
Once there - is gone forevermore.

A day that is lost - a time that is wasted -
not shared or spent in joy,
Is a time that cannot be recovered,
And a life that is spent - is lost forever.

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  1. Date: 12/18/2011 12:54:00 AM
    wow,this is short but profound, Richard. I really liked this one!

  1. Date: 7/25/2011 10:11:00 AM
    So true, you said it so well, How many days I wish to have back and spend again. Love, Elizabeth