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Wasted Time

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Wasted Time


The young foolishly dream of old age.
Time wasted on futile pursuits, 
an illusion of freedoms, 
vitality fleeting.
Pages torn like flesh 
are ever gone.
Precious time 
turns to 
dust.





By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders
10/2/13
for  Dr.Ram Mehta's Nonet Form Contest

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  1. Date: 10/23/2013 8:34:00 PM
    Ronda,, awesome Nonet form :) congrats... Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:29:00 PM
    I like the Nonet, Rhonda. CONGRATULATIONS... XOX~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 6:00:00 PM
    Wow, great twist at the end. Nice write. Congrats on the win

  1. Date: 10/20/2013 9:02:00 AM
    This is awesome work!! No wonder it is in the winners’ list..Sara

  1. Date: 10/19/2013 1:49:00 AM
    loved it then. Love it now. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 10/18/2013 6:36:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in my contest, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/14/2013 12:26:00 PM
    Sad but true! Glad to see you are back on here again - I'm not on much but I'll check in on you from time to time. congrats on your new baby!

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 8:29:00 PM
    Excellent Nonnet on the contest theme!A sure winner here Rhonda.Best wishes.

  1. Date: 10/9/2013 1:29:00 AM
    reading yours again, geeez, it puts mine to shame!!

  1. Date: 10/7/2013 11:04:00 PM
    This is very good. I like the line - precious time turns to dust. How true that is. Thanks for sharing and good luck in the contest and thanks for reading my poem. Blessings.... Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/3/2013 10:06:00 AM
    So nice to read your poetry again, I have missed you too Rhonda, lovely nonnet form, and the content is so true, when we are young we don't realize how soon it will all come to pass, thank you for the kind reminder love xxx

  1. Date: 10/3/2013 7:16:00 AM
    Awesome to be reading one of your poems again Rhonda :) Good luck with this great entry for Dr. Ram's contest :) hugs Wilma

  1. Date: 10/3/2013 2:56:00 AM
    Rhonda, Rhonda...Where has my favorite poet been? To say I have missed you is an understatement...I see you are back stronger than ever...Hands-down winner here - Tim

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 11:04:00 PM
    I LOVE this!!! So good seeing you here. I hope I already told you that!

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 7:58:00 PM
    Thanks for the entry, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 7:30:00 PM
    great write for the theme, good luck in the contest :)

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 7:01:00 PM
    This is a fabulous and fantastic write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this delightful poem this evening! You have impressed upon me a glorious poem here Rhonda! What a magnificent piece, Great Work!!