Wednesday, November 30, 2011

By the Time You Read This...


By the time you read this
Midnight will have swept
Another day to the past
While morning is hovering
A silver-white thread
Beneath the night’s charcoal mast

By the time you read this
We all will have stepped
One day closer to eternity
Even now ever surely
A moment has crept
From present to history

By the time you read this
You and I will have slept
Closely or oceans apart
Moments move on
Without thought or respect
But you, love, remain in my heart

J~

4 comments:

  1. The title of this one caught my eye... it's so easy to let moments just waste away (especially sitting in front of a computer screen!)... I have to remind myself of this daily! You always paint such a beautiful picture... and, I especially love when you write about the night in to morning...

    I'm glad you liked my post about the gift baskets ~ and yes, you made me very hungry when I read what you had for supper ~ unfortunately, I was reading your comment in the early morning hours after I got home from work! ;)

    Have you been busy getting ready for Christmas? I think we're supposed to get our first snowfall tonight :) Happy that I don't have to go anywhere tomorrow!

    Blessings, and ~ good night :)

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  2. Awaiting for someone! Mesmerizing, your words and the pic too.

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  3. Megan, thank-you for your thoughts, Yes, I am trying not to panic as Christmas will be upon us before I know what has happened. We put up the tree the other night. We have a light dusting of snow this morning, but nothing as serious as I thought we might get. I hope you get to sleep in on your after work mornings. It changes with a school-girl, doesn't it?

    ...and yes, those moments. So subtle, these little invaluable breaths we take as moments become a life.

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  4. Beyond Horizons, thank-you. There is something about those wee morning hours...we think of things we cannot stop to think about in the rush of life.

    I appreciate your visit and your thoughts.

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Thank you always for your visit and your thoughts.