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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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