Skip to content

Tempus Fugit (Time Flees)

May 5, 2014

Tempus fugit (time flees)
Running wildly
Like a thief
Evading the law
Lost moments whip past
Blink, they are gone
Beyond all retrieval
Tiny grains of sand
Slithering down
Steep slippery slopes
Funneling through
Narrow channels
Filling the hourglass
Of our time
Clocks ticking down
Hours, minutes, and seconds
Zipping along
Memories fading
Life-force ebbing
Eternity passing by
Death consumes everything.

Emily **************************************************************************************************
In response to Poetry Prompt #9 – Dead Language This week: write a poem that includes a Latin proverb.


From → Challenges, Poetry

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: