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Time

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Below is the poem entitled Time which was written by poet Henry Stride. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Time

Time is fair and forgiving,
An equal opportunity employer,
A carefully balanced scale of hours, minutes and seconds,
In which days can be wasted and weeks recovered.

Time is an entity scientists cannot adjust,
A plaything the rich cannot afford,
A reward the poor cannot attain,
So how did it come to be that time is in fact what we spend?

Time is all-pervading, a vortex of imprisonment,
Time is the persevering beat of the drum,
Time pounds inevitably on the door of life,
Time is the birth, the living and the death.

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  1. Date: 1/4/2012 1:09:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it through the 1st round of PoetrySoup International Contest. Wishing you the best in the finals Henry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/16/2011 6:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured this week Henry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/16/2011 3:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Henry

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 5:43:00 PM
    Unique....thats what makes it good! nice job Henry. Well worded too.

  1. Date: 7/27/2011 8:45:00 AM
    This is very nice Henry..full of nice phrases..i dont think its A Haiku though..more in the free verse catagory.. Whatever we call it..its well done. BG