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Race Against Time

A race against time.

I can not enjoy my days.
They are not long enough, for the things I want to do.
I simply come and go.
Stay long, I can not. 
Like a relationship that comes and goes.
My life has no stop.
Ending up in places no one knows.
Over the edge, over the top.

I look at the time .
It flies by fast.
Where has my day gone?
In the morning I am sipping on coffee.
Now I am in bed, my day is done.

Minutes pass me by quickly.
Not giving me time to breath.
One day I was 23 years old.
The next day I turned 35,  asking where did all the time go?
I am not getting young.
When is this going to stop?
It all started when my life begun.
Will it end the day I drop.
Like the milk that spills from a cup.
A race against time
Should I just give up?

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  1. Date: 3/17/2014 2:20:00 AM

    Hi, my dearest Skat! I'm so glad I've found this tremendously beautiful poem of yours. I love it so much. It portraits the truth of life. Time passes by swiftly & we can't stop it. For me, life is ephemeral, that's why i think i/we need to enjoy it amid its complexities. This is a very precious gem you've shared. TYTYSSM. Sending you biggest loveliest hugs, smiles & kisses to you & your family/loved ones. Blessed wkend! Pls. give my sweet regards to dearest sis Linda. TYSM as well for your warm congratulatory comments on my poems. More blessings! lovem4ever, Leo

  1. Date: 3/14/2014 10:17:00 PM

    SKAT This is so true. Time goes by way to fast and we can never get it back. So we should enjoy life with friends and family before it is gone. Thanks for the wonderful comment on my Two Little Poems write.

  1. Date: 2/27/2014 8:47:00 AM

    Your right, Skat, time seems to pass us by...I've been married 23 years and it seems to me like yesterday...I am 61 now and find the time now to enjoy retirement with my husband...But while your still young life seems to escape us in the blink of an eye...I love your poem...It says so, much and how we can all just let time go by...Thank you, for sharing... :~)

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 8:13:00 AM

    we all wonder where the time flys by so fast....great write

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 12:25:00 AM

    yes! :-)

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 4:26:00 AM

    mmmm witty poem...but lots of wisdom...thanks for that...

  1. Date: 6/9/2010 2:17:00 AM

    Good morning too, dear SKAT :) thanks for asking about my teardrops, so sweet of you to ask-- just me trying to see what it would feel like to be diagnosed with stage 4 cancer...I can definitely relate to this in more ways than 1--I think Time has got us all spinning & asking where it went--but no giving up, ok? have an enjoyable day, now :) --nikko :)

  1. Date: 4/12/2010 5:27:00 PM

    I never have enough time either... time is precious.. liked your poem very much... now, you asked about my unfinished poem, well finished now, it is called, My Forever Star, if you care to return.. love constance

  1. Date: 4/11/2010 11:02:00 PM

    Wow...really good read. I'm 22 n this inspires me to not waste any second

  1. Date: 4/10/2010 12:54:00 PM

    yikes!!! and i claim mine goes to slow.

  1. Date: 4/9/2010 10:58:00 PM


  1. Date: 4/9/2010 9:51:00 PM

    dam now u make me feel oldddd ; im gonna b 37 u say u r goin 2 b 35 not gettin older just gettin wiserrrrrrrr..... lol!!!! missin u , by u know who (belinda)

  1. Date: 4/9/2010 8:07:00 PM

    exactly how time just passes us by. where has our life gone, & where will we end up. bumping heads & going around in circles like the birds i hate that. its not 4 me. but thats the life & path i have chossen. hope it doesnt kill me soon... (needing u by,belinda) :(

  1. Date: 4/9/2010 10:30:00 AM

    enjoyed, hope you and your family are full of inspiration always.

  1. Date: 4/9/2010 12:33:00 AM

    So well explained, the way time escapes us.

  1. Date: 4/7/2010 10:19:00 AM

    Beautiful effort to sketch the passing of time, which never stops for anyone. You have great potentials. Thanks for your comments. Best wishes and love ... Irma Hole

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 4:17:00 PM

    Read this one already .(mom)

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 11:23:00 AM

    To read this one more time won't hurt a bit. It won't be a waste of my time either. P.D. was here

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 1:45:00 PM

    No, please don't give up, Irma! I so much agree with this poem! Time is passing , a day, week, month or even year. Now we had Easter and Christmas was not far! Especially at my age days a flying away and you wonder what you did in that short time!! Thank you for your kind comments and I hope you had a great Easter!...Keep writing!...Gert

  1. Date: 4/4/2010 8:23:00 AM

    I can tell ya where your time goes mom... i liked this one... very much... keep that race going love Royal(^.^)

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 8:59:00 PM

    Irma, you will always keep the child within you alive and sure father time does go by like a speeding train and there are no stops in between, and we only one life so we must make the best of each and every day to the fullest,because none of us knows what tomorrow may bring so we must stay focused in the moment as much as we can. Thank you for your kind thoughts on my latest poem they are appreciated,Have a fantastic Easter my poet friend.Dean

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 1:59:00 PM

    To enter my contest u just write a poem about your favorite crayon color and why u like to be that color and post it like a regular poem .. then go to the contest page ..scroll down to my contest.. click "enter contest" ...all your poems will come up on the screen and u find the one u wrote alphabetically in order they are.. and go across the line to the cirlce on the right.. click the circle and scroll up or down on that page ..hit "enter contest"... not too hard and glad 4 u..luv..

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 1:36:00 PM

    NEVER give up .... u are full of life and luv my BBF and just take a deep breath and continue on... an excellent write that fits us all ..never enough time on the clock... brilliant my sweet friend and u and family enjoy your Easter celebrations...luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 1:35:00 PM

    Very nice poem, Irma...and no you can't stop! You have to stay in the game..with the rest of us, running around doing stuff...24/7 only to repeat it again...because to stope means......LoL Great job...since I'm unable to read your blogs on PP...I thought I'd pay a visit to your page! I'm enjoying it too! Peace, love, AUdrey

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 1:05:00 PM

    Cool poem Irma. That's what seems to be happnin' every day. Time seems an illusion.. May be it is. Eternity seems the simple thing ...time ..the complex creation. -Robert

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 11:28:00 AM

    I just had to comment on this one again. I love your style."Will it end the day I drop?" "In the morning I'm sipping coffee. Now I'm in bed. My day is done." Forgive me, I just had to chuckle. You done nailed it, Irma. You just keep on writing just the way you're going. You have originality and that's hard to find. Love, daver

  1. Date: 4/3/2010 10:43:00 AM

    thankyou so much!..happy easter to you aswell!!..i really enjoyed this poem and it rings so true...niice write!

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 4:40:00 PM

    it's all up to you. what time do you want most -Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 4/1/2010 8:16:00 PM

    I think you should change your life style. To VACATION...

  1. Date: 4/1/2010 12:58:00 PM

    I think those of us really enjoying life feel this the most, Irma. That is why it is so AGGRAVATING!! Good one, and I am glad you got up a new post with it! LUv ya, andrea