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Five minutes

How long does it take to change a life?
She wondered to herself while she washed the dishes
Splash, the glass broke the plate
Shattered in her face
Blood everywhere, good night.

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  1. Date: 8/21/2009 3:36:00 PM
    Here we are at the end of the week again. I am reading some excellent poetry today. Thank you for sharing yours with us Autumn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 2:16:00 PM
    Live can change so quickly, Autumn. This is quite a profound reflection. I hope this is a fictional work, but it conveys a very profound message that we should all heed. Be thankful for what we have for it can vanish in a flash. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 12:35:00 PM
    Whoa, I hope this is fictional. good example of how quick life can change.

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 11:46:00 AM
    Great piece, Autumn. In just a second, life can abruptly change forever. Fantastic images. Ruben.

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 11:03:00 AM
    a great poem,before I met my husband sometime ago his heart stopped for five minutes but God pulled him back and he was ok, we can be gone in a blink of an eye this is true, we should never take anything for granted, a powerful message God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 8/21/2009 10:56:00 AM
    In an instant a person's life can change forever. Thanks for reminding me. Keep writing. Sara