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.

1-16-08

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!