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Virgin Snow

Virgin snow, like idle perfection, exists too short a time for eternity to reckon. So instead of standing still take a step in any direction. A left, then a right, and a left yet again. The prints in the snow will tell exactly where you've been. There's more to thee than meets the eye I shall warrant. Much more akin to a canvas lying dormant. As eternity is reckoned: who has time for idleness? To let waste such un-noted potential? A wise man once said, "There's a lifetime in a second and each precious second is essential!" NOTE: I was inspired by the Danish poet, Piet Hein, inventor of the Grook form of poetry. The particular poem goes like this... As eternity is reckoned there's a lifetime in a second. Do a Google search and check him out. You WON'T be disappointed.

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Date: 10/31/2014 6:40:00 PM
good for you for working it out. I was to lazy to count.
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 11/3/2014 3:03:00 PM
It's the inner nerd in me...
Date: 10/24/2014 8:17:00 AM
If we could begin to truly live by the second we would live several lifetimes in an hour. I enjoyed your poem.
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 10/24/2014 10:19:00 AM
3,600 lives to be exact! Ha ha... good morning Richard!
Date: 10/23/2014 3:28:00 PM
Hi Timothy....Piet Hein can be very inspiring...so is this clever write of yours. Like there is a lifetime in a second, so there is a lot of meaning in a single word or picture. In life there is more to see than meets the eye. // paul
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 10/24/2014 10:18:00 AM
Yes, he is. I believe I've read almost everything by him (though to be fair his poems only take a moment to read). If we look at life in this fashion than the very insignificant can be augmented in our eyes :)
Date: 10/22/2014 4:07:00 PM
now i tip my hat truly excellent timothy thumbs up on this one
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 10/24/2014 10:16:00 AM
Humbled by your comment, Liam. Smiling :)
Date: 10/22/2014 3:26:00 PM
Make each second count- (life is a battle worth fighting for) ..Great awesome message.
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 10/24/2014 10:16:00 AM
You read my poem and take something away from it... that is my one goal. Thank you, my friend :)
Date: 10/22/2014 1:38:00 PM
I love to see snow but only on Christmas cards lol - you painted a delightful picture here
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Timothy Hicks
Date: 10/24/2014 10:15:00 AM
Thanks for stopping by, Jan! I personally love to sit by a window and gaze at the winter wonderland... listening to Christmas music... heck, maybe get lost in a book.