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Element of Time

By Rachel RosePublished about a year ago 1 min read
Element of Time
Photo by RODOLFO BARRETO on Unsplash

Time stands still, they say.

Then why is there a before

and after, I ask.


The answer must be

hidden behind the wall-clock.

Where no one will see.


Batteries give life.

Death steals time from the living.

We age as time turns.


Fire burns, ash is left.

Something that was, now isn't,

will never again.

surreal poetrysad poetry

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Rachel Rose

comically sad, embarrassingly hopeful, disgusted romantic

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