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The clock keeps winding down

The clock keeps winding down

Written By Dean Masciarelli

October 16, 2010 (10:01am)


The clock keeps winding down

Like it does for every one

And I’ve been wondering  

If I’ve been running out of time

But the good Lord is the only one

That truly knows the hour and the day 
when my life will come to a final end

I just hope and pray that 
it 
wont happen real soon

Because I still have a 
mountain to climb
and a hell of a lot 
of living that must be done

And hopefully if I am truly lucky
I can honestly live to be the ripe 
old age of one hundred and one







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  1. Date: 10/16/2010 8:54:00 PM
    nice one Dean,I hope you live to a hundred and one too

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 3:12:00 PM
    Exceptional poetry to be reading this Saturday afternoon Dean. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 12:45:00 PM
    I agree with you ..I still have alot of living to do myself..very nice poem..Take care~Deb

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 12:44:00 PM
    lovely, i like the second to the last stanza, there is alot that must continue before that clock stops on us, best luck, i like this one, enjoyed..P.D.