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Your Time Now

A reversible poem for young and old

By Leslie WritesPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Your Time Now
Photo by Sergiu Vălenaș on Unsplash

Your time is now

Be comfortable in your skin

Skin bears the marks of experience

Be at home in your body

Bodies change like earth’s landscape

Your mind will play tricks on you

To see if you’re paying attention

Love will blossom in new ways

Learn well the rhythm of your heart

Your choices are yours alone

The path is uncertain

Youth is fleeting

inspirationalGratitudeFree Verse

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Leslie Writes

Another struggling millennial. Writing is my creative outlet and stress reliever.

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  • Joe O’Connor3 months ago

    Love the way this flows both ways, and the profound messages you get across in so few words. Great topic for an inverse! “Skin bears the marks of experience” is a fantastic line but also such a healthy way of looking at the world. Well done👏😊

  • Manisha Dhalani4 months ago

    Ohh, nice one!

  • Mariann Carroll4 months ago

    Beautiful and inspirational 🥰

  • This is intriguing! I’d almost like to try my hand at a similar theme but don’t want to steal your ideas. Very cool!

  • Novel Allen4 months ago

    Reads well both direction, good idea youth to age and vice versa. We seem to blink through each stage. One minute one, the next the other. Great poem.

  • Lamar Wiggins4 months ago

    Excellent. It works so well.

  • L.C. Schäfer4 months ago

    Well done 👏

  • Tiffany Gordon 4 months ago

    Nicely done!

  • Daphsam4 months ago

    Very well done!

  • You executed this perfectly! It reads so well both ways! I loved it!

  • Grz Colm4 months ago

    ☺️ A wonderful little inverse poem Leslie!.. (is that what they are called).. need to try one asap! 😁

  • Ava Mack4 months ago

    Well done, Leslie!

  • This was a beautiful poem

  • Jennifer David4 months ago

    Wonderful! Love it from beginning to end and end to beginning :)

  • Kendall Defoe 4 months ago

    This works. And I know now that I will have to try harder with this one...

  • Cathy holmes4 months ago

    Nicely done!

  • Kageno Hoshino4 months ago

    Lovely poem

  • Babs Iverson4 months ago

    Fabulous inspirational poem!!! Love it!!!💕❤️❤️

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