Time Is A Coward

time is a cowardly thief

it creeps around

pick-pocketing the moments

and fly speck seconds

that make up a lifetime.

we beg for time to pass

courting only the future

and then mourn our loss

such fickle creatures are we

but as they say, time waits for no man.


by shannon wright

Comments (2)

This is great! Time as a 'coward' I could never think of it like that..... but your sooooo right.. Must flyyyyyyyy....... Gotta go! Great poem - lovely idea! Rogerx.
I like this poem and I like the idea of time being this thief which steals from us the moments of our lives, great idea for a poem!