Time Poems | Examples of Time Poetry

Time Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of time poems. This list of poems for time is a great resource for examples of time poems and show how to write poems for time. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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Categories: time,
Time of Death
by Sasha Spichke
When you die you live
Your grave is your oxygen
Control the clocks hands
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Categories: time,
Time
by Sasha Spichke
Time is slipping 
Like mercury 
Through a broken 
Thermometer 
Toxic to those around it 
Try to grasp its
Hands
Hold onto it 
Before it leaves
But it has left; you can hear it now 
“TICK”...

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Categories: time,
Premium MemberPrecious Time
by Heidi Sands
When you find yourself going upstream
Life may feel heavy as it seems
Take a breath for just a moment
Capture the precious time well spent

Move with ease...

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Categories: fishing, humorous, irony, jobs, time,
Premium MemberWHAT IRONY - A REAL FISHERMAN'S TALE
by JAN ALLISON




He wanted to go and catch scallops
gets into a boat called a shallops*
He didn’t look at the time
And had committed a crime
It’s into the court...

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Categories: time, truth,
The Master Of Time
by Kurt Philip Behm
All truth is hidden
  between left and right

Rejecting opinion,
  buried in light

Its message transparent,
  its power sublime

Defying position,
  —master of time

(Villanova...

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Categories: change, creation, faith, family, time,
Premium MemberWing Shadows
by Cynthia Patience
                       Wings shadowing...

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Categories: time,
Grandfather Time
by Frankii Fame
Clicking ticks in 12 hours of seconds
Long-cased box silently beckons
Obediently, the pendulum swinging sings
Cranking frank of old grandfathers hands
Keeper keeps him pristine where he stands...

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Categories: time,
Nothing Lasts Forever
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
NOTHING LASTS FOREVER


Hour glass sands surely slide
On time’s shoulder they ride
Change in certainty transient site
Like flipped grief and delight.

Your sun blazes hay day
Can’t keep cold...

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Categories: assonance, death, grave, life, time,
The Long Burial
by Henrique Oliveira
With a strange, strangled gasp, we gulp the cold air
Crisscrossed by bats in their mad zigzag dash
From out of this cave, out from under this...

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Categories: time,
If You Knew
by DM Babbit
If you knew my past
  the wonders and things I've seen
  trials and tribulations of when and where I've been
it would amaze you...

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Categories: time, travel, winter, writing,
Winter Blues
by Sneha RV The Literature Lover

A meter off the ground - it was chilling to the bone
  and they say high up the degrees drop 

In a metal bird...

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Categories: farewell, father son, imagery, time, today,
24
by Bernard Chan

Today has 24 hours to live. 
Be at its deathbed, son,
keep a vigil, make sure you're 
included in its will. 
Of the priceless heirlooms, 
have...

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Categories: change, conflict, hate, time,
Time to Write a New Story
by Subimal Sinha-Roy
TIME TO WRITE A NEW STORY


Intolerance pervades our times' core hard
Blood is shed free, civilizations clash
Heart splinters into disposable shard
In the grip of stress relationships...

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Categories: analogy, boyfriend, farewell, feelings, time,
Waiting For a Sign: Aromantic
by Curtis Sa
I don’t want it anymore,
Take your flesh, all your love and close the door
For time is wasted and wasting and waiting on me to love.
But...

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Categories: friendship, life, social, time, work,
Premium MemberBEST PART OF THE DAY
by Line Gauthier
Coffee break
Get away
Gab with friends


Submitted January, 2018...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, blessing, change, time,
Premium MemberNew Year
by James Edward Lee Sr.
New me, New Year, hey
New moment day
New hour, new way
Something more to say in a new way
New year, same Jesus
New life in Christ, believe it
Same...

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Categories: age, body, encouraging, health, time,
Past My Sell By Date
by Denis Briggs
                        ...

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Categories: africa, america, anger, appreciation, time, today, together, travel,
18 The All-time Greatest Great Britain
by Nick Trim
This small island civilization.
Its empire was the largest creation
with the widest trade connection.
There are mixed views of our colonization.

Many modern countries exist because of the...

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Categories: time, water,
Premium MemberWaves - collaboration with Darren White
by Sara Ella
Sound currents
     invisible caresses
     on sensitive skin
resonate

Rays of sunlight
     dazzled display 
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Categories: time,
A Quick Goodbye
by DM Babbit
Shall I see another year
  when even now I begin to disappear.

Most of my family, large as it was
  now contain only the...

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Categories: time,
Premium Membergod is a creator
by lucifer very very very 1st
stand by is stand by of god
stand by is stand by of a creator
god’s creation is god’s stand by
the ruler is a stand by of...

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Categories: time,
Premium MemberNessie
by harry horsman
searching for her mate
a lone beast questions the moon…
replied in a flash
go nessie to your own time
where the world believes in you

6th Jan 2018
the poem...

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Categories: adventure, anger, art, growth, time,
2018
by Atsu Adaletey
2018

Twenty Eighteen
No more, reflecting twenty, seventeen
Coz the past, traced with conflict should be buried in the "bin"

Twenty Eighteen
You can no more have the luxury to...

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Categories: christmas, giving, technology, time,
Premium MemberA TIME FOR CHRISTMAS
by Line Gauthier
Christmas isn’t what it used to be
Don’t give me gadgets
That are supposed to uncomplicate my life
If I need to read an instruction manual
I don’t need...

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Categories: time,
Teaching Time
by ilene bauer
The little hand, the big hand,
The numbers all o'clock;
The way the seconds move 
With every tick and every tock.

Explaining the positions
Showing 30 on its face,
A...

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Categories: time,
Premium MemberPERFECT TIMING
by nette onclaud




perfect timing is serendipity's call... owned not by my will.



For Silent One's  Contest     Monoku 5: Cliche
1/6/2018
' Only time will tell'
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Categories: time, truth,
Premium MemberStatistics
by Sandra Haight
statistics can't always predict future outcomes ~ only time will tell


Sandra M. Haight

~2nd Place~
Contest: Monoku 5 ~ Cliche
Sponsor: Silent One
Cliche Used: "only time will tell"
Judged:...

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Categories: 5th grade, caregiving, class, time, wisdom,
Premium MemberWise Elders
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Wise Elders are patient,
fully embrace non-violent communication
and health care
of climates and landscapes,
persons,
places,
things,
plants
and planet,
hopes
and dreams
rebuilding positive faith.

Wise Elders non-violently listen
for karmic grace of love
sometimes overflowing, diastatic.

If...

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Categories: 12th grade, 8th grade , time,
Premium MemberThe Gift
by Carol Connell
When I was a young child, you were an old gray headed man that shuffled along slowly, aided by a cane. You never could move...

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Categories: time,
Premium MemberNEITHER OLD NOR NEW
by Demetrios Trifiatis







time is neither old nor new but a continuum endlessly challenging Man's mind!







© Demetrios Trifiatis
     03 January 2018...

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Categories: time,
Flight Without Wings
by Mark Peterson
The ragged precipice surmounted,
he stands, leaning forward, looking down
into creation’s gaping maw—
pondering flight without wings.

Restlessness in being,
he’s come unhinged in time
whose moments intertwine,
leaving him indifferent...

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Categories: time,
Worth It
by Jeffrey Spencer
Worth It

the most rewarding, are the toughest trials in life ~ waiting for the one

© 2018 Jeffrey Spencer




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Categories: adventure, memory, repetition, society, time, travel, world,
Time Travelers
by Ibidun O.
One who goes back through time
will experience everything he has done before
or she has done before
and will see the events and never ignore

When they go...

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Categories: time,
Premium MemberIt Was Only a Dream
by Sunlite Wanter
It Was Only a Dream

The days of rush and running;
The airport, the hugs the drive.
Our special gourmet lunch place.
It was only a dream.

The twinkling lights,...

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Categories: anger, hate, introspection, life, time,
A Letter to You, a Letter to Me
by Andy Sprouse
What if I could talk to you,
if you were more than a memory?
What if I could lead your path,
instead of the fate that led mine?

Would...

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