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Time Is A Thief

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"Time is the thief you cannot banish." Phyllis McGinley, Writer, 1905 - 1978
Oh, thief of life- your robber name is Time; you never blink or take a simple pause. Through Spring and Summer, Fall, and Wintertime, this endless movement has no glitches, flaws. If only we could change your ticktock laws- slow down warp speed to stretch our days and years; extend each moment's joy before it veers. The time from birth to death short-changes life; take pity on your passengers' true fears. Oh, thief of life- please let half-times run rife. November 13, 2020
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Date: 11/16/2020 6:13:00 PM
Enjoyed reading ,Sandra. Congratulations on your win in Constance contest. Hugs Eve
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Date: 11/16/2020 12:30:00 PM
Congrats on your winner. Way to go. Sara
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Date: 11/15/2020 5:28:00 AM
An enjoyable read. Congrats. ;0)
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Date: 11/15/2020 2:05:00 AM
Sandra, congratulations on your win in my Quote Inspired Contest with this excellent poem, love the image _Constance
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